Ethics after Christendom: Toward an Ecclesial Christian Ethic

Ethics after Christendom: Toward an Ecclesial Christian Ethic

by Vigen Guroian


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'Ethics after Christendom' proposes that the special moral challenge facing churches in post-Christian societies is to center Christian ethics ecclesially while also keeping it both evangelical and catholic. Siding with the diagnosis that North American Christendom has drawn to an end, Vigen Guroian provides an analysis of the present cultural context in which Christian ethics must now be done, discusses the role of churches after Christendom, and shows - through the application of ecclesial ethics to family, medicine, and ecology - how liturgy enriches and deepens the Christian ethical vision.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592447671
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 07/28/2006
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: (w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Vigen Guroian is Professor of Theology at Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland. He has also served on the faculty of the Ecumenical Institute of Theology at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Seminary in Baltimore. Guroian is the author of 'Incarnate Love: Essays on Orthodox Ethics' and 'Faith, Church, Mission: Essays for Renewal in the Armenian Church'.

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