The Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics / Edition 1

by Robin Gill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521779189

ISBN-13: 9780521779180

Pub. Date: 12/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this second edition of the best-selling Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics, Robin Gill brings together twenty essays by leading experts, to provide a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics which is both authoritative and up to date. This volume boasts four entirely new chapters, while previous chapters and all bibliographies have been updated to

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In this second edition of the best-selling Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics, Robin Gill brings together twenty essays by leading experts, to provide a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics which is both authoritative and up to date. This volume boasts four entirely new chapters, while previous chapters and all bibliographies have been updated to reflect significant developments in the field over the last decade. Gill offers a superb overview of the subject, examining the scriptural bases of ethics as well as discussing Christian ethics in the context of contemporary issues, including war and the arms trade, social justice, ecology, economics, medicine and genetics. All of the contributors have a proven track record of balanced, comprehensive and comprehensible writing making this book an accessible and invaluable source not only for students in upper-level undergraduate courses, graduate students and teachers, but anyone interested in Christian ethics today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521779180
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Religion Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Preface
Pt. 1The grounds of Christian ethics1
1Making moral decisions3
2The authority of scripture and Christian ethics16
3The Old Testament and Christian ethics29
4The gospels and Christian ethics42
5The epistles and Christian ethics63
Pt. 2Approaches to Christian ethics75
6Natural law and Christian ethics77
7Virtue ethics96
8Gender and Christian ethics112
9Liberation ethics125
10Christian ethics: a Jewish perspective138
11Other faiths and Christian ethics154
Pt. 3Issues in Christian ethics169
12Christianity and war171
13The arms trade and Christian ethics183
14Social justice and welfare195
15Ecology and Christian ethics209
16Business, economics and Christian ethics228
17World family trends243
18Christian ethics, medicine and genetics261
Select bibliography277
Index286

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