Walking in the Way: An Introduction to Christian Ethics

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Making moral decisions has never been easy. In our post modern age, to walk in "the Way" is increasingly difficult. This core ethics text shows the connection between spirituality and moral character, and explains the role of Scriptures in making moral decisions for today's misguided society.

Even in a changing world, Christian ethics are based on abidingly relevant values. Walking in the Way encourages Christians to develop and sharpen their decision making skills, and to ...

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Overview

Making moral decisions has never been easy. In our post modern age, to walk in "the Way" is increasingly difficult. This core ethics text shows the connection between spirituality and moral character, and explains the role of Scriptures in making moral decisions for today's misguided society.

Even in a changing world, Christian ethics are based on abidingly relevant values. Walking in the Way encourages Christians to develop and sharpen their decision making skills, and to apply them in ways that glorify God as they make His world a better place.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805420821
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/28/1999
  • Pages: 344
  • Sales rank: 1,461,133
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7
Introduction 1
Should Ethics Come First?
What Is Christian Ethics?
What Is the Main Authority for Christian Ethics?
Is Biblical Religion Ethical?
Why Study Christian Ethics?
Can Ethics Be Taught?
Part 1 Foundations for Christian Ethics 15
Chapter 1 Origins of Christian Ethics 17
The Influence of Greek Philosophy
The Language of Ethics
Traditional Theories of Ethics
The Framework for Christian Ethics
Chapter 2 The Bible and Christian Ethics 39
The Role of the Bible in Christian Ethics
Biblical Interpretation and Christian Ethics
Chapter 3 The Ethics of the Bible 55
Ethics of the Old Testament
Ethics of the New Testament
Chapter 4 The Christian, the Church, and the World 81
The Church and the World
Christ and Culture
Chapter 5 Moral Decision Making 103
Twentieth-Century Approaches to Christian Decision Making
A Model for Moral Decision Making
Part 2 Issues in Christian Ethics 133
Chapter 6 The Christian and Personal Ethics 135
Social and Moral Trends
Personal Ethical Issues
Chapter 7 Sexuality and Marriage 157
A Christian Interpretation of Sexuality
A Christian Interpretation of Marriage
Chapter 8 Human Equality--Gender and Race 189
Gender Equality
Racial Equality
Chapter 9 Biomedical Ethics 225
A Brief History of Biomedical Ethics
Biblical Principles and Theological Insights
Issues in Biomedical Ethics
Chapter 10 Economics and Politics 253
Economic Ethics
Political Ethics
Conclusion 285
Glossary 287
Endnotes 295
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