Moral Issues and Christian Responses

Moral Issues and Christian Responses

by Patricia Beattie Jung, L. Shannon Jung

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Overview

Previously published by Cengage/Wadsworth, this popular anthology for the study of Christian ethics has been a mainstay of undergraduate courses for nearly thirty years. Shannon and Patricia Jung provide an introduction to contemporary moral issues from decidedly, yet diverse, Christian moral perspectives. The anthology intentionally seeks a range of voices to produce a kind of “point/counterpoint” discussion of the ethical issue. Among the classic issues considered are: sexuality and reproductive rights, prejudice, biomedical ethics, the environment, immigration, terrorism, war, and globalization. New issues include: development ethics, personal finance and consumerism, workplace ethics, health care, and citizenship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451424430
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 496
File size: 828 KB

About the Author

Shannon Jung is Franklin and Louise Cole Professor of Town and Country Ministries at Saint Paul School of Theology. He has published broadly in religious ethics, focusing especially in the area of food ethics.Patricia Beattie Jungis professor of Christian ethics and Oubri A. Poppele Professor of Health and Welfare Ministries at Saint Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, Missouri. She has served for many years as coeditor of the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics and has published widely in the area of sexual ethics.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part I: TAKING A STAND
1.Politics and the Church's Response to Social Issues. Edward Collins Vacek, The Eclipse of Love for God. Harvey Cox, The Market as God. Robert Benne, The Church and Politics: Hot and Cold Connections. Jean Bethke Elshtain, What Does It Mean To Take Washington, D.C. Seriously? 2. Foundations. Walter Brueggemann, Biblical Authority. Marie Vianney Bilgrien, The Voice of Women in Moral Theology. Stanley Hauerwas, Theology as Soul-Craft

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