Readings in Christian Ethics: A Historical SourceBook / Edition 1

Readings in Christian Ethics: A Historical SourceBook / Edition 1

by J. Philip Wogaman
     
 

Readings in Christian Ethics presents in one volume the most consequential ethical writings from the earliest days of Christianity through the late twentieth century. Introductory material for each selection is provided to help set each piece in its proper historical and social context.

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Readings in Christian Ethics presents in one volume the most consequential ethical writings from the earliest days of Christianity through the late twentieth century. Introductory material for each selection is provided to help set each piece in its proper historical and social context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664255749
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
404
Sales rank:
1,200,036
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Clement's First Letter4
Letter to Polycarp8
Letter to the Philippians9
The Didache13
Clement's Second Letter15
Epistle to Diognetus16
First Apology20
A Plea Regarding Christians24
Apology27
Stromata32
Who Is the Rich Man That Shall Be Saved?33
The Instructor37
Against Celsus39
The Divine Institutes44
Letters to Priests48
Morals of the Catholic Church51
The City of God53
Against the Manichaeans61
The Rule of St. Benedict67
The Visions72
On Loving God73
The Dialogue77
The Penitential of Cummean83
Summa Theologica90
Summa Contra Gentiles100
Defensor Pacis106
The Church113
Showings117
Concerning Christian Liberty123
On Temporal Authority128
Against the Robbing and Murdering Hordes of Peasants132
On the Freedom of the Will133
Sermon before the Princes139
The Schleitheim Confession of Faith141
The Institutes of the Christian Religion144
The Interior Castle155
A Work on the Three Theological Virtues157
Fruits of Solitude160
The Putney Debates164
The Communism of the "Diggers"166
The Reasonableness of Christianity172
Upon the Love of Our Neighbour173
A Plain Account of Christian Perfection175
The Use of Money178
Thoughts on the Present Scarcity of Provisions181
Thoughts upon Slavery184
Introduction to Christian Ethics188
The Kingdom of Christ194
The Kingdom of Christ is within You197
Syllabus of Errors201
Appeal to the coloured Citizens of the World203
Life and Writings207
Lectures on Revivals of Religion211
The Supremacy of the Divine Law213
Slavery: A Sin against God215
Declaration of Sentiments218
Not Christianity, but Priestcraft221
Ain't I a Woman?222
Woman in the Pulpit224
The Woman's Bible227
Christianity and the Social Crisis234
Christianizing the Social Order239
A Theology for the Social Gospel242
Women Ministers245
The Catholic Worker247
The Doctrine of Creation249
The Cost of Discipleship259
Ethics261
Love, Power, and Justice266
The Nature and Destiny of Man268
Rerum Novarum281
Quadragesimo Anno286
Pacem in Terris288
Guadium et Spes291
Veritatis Splendor307
The Oxford Conference311
World Council of Churches315
A Theology of Liberation341
Letter from Birmingham City Jail345
A Black Theology of Liberation358
Sexism and God-Talk362
Aspects of Christian Social Ethics369
Nonresistance and the Aeons373
The Law of Christ377
Acknowledgments383
Index of Subjects385

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