Resurrection and Moral Order: An Outline for Evangelical Ethics (Revised)

Resurrection and Moral Order: An Outline for Evangelical Ethics (Revised)

by Oliver O'Donovan

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Resurrection and Moral Order: An Outline for Evangelical Ethics (Revised) by Oliver O'Donovan


In this seminal work Oliver O'Donovan delineates a convincing theological ethics from an evangelical standpoint that illumines such important concepts as freedom, authority, nature, history, and revelation. For this revised edition O'Donovan has added a substantial prologue that, taking account of critical responses to the first edition, more fully locates his argument and position in relation to some current alternatives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802806925
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/1994
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 862,305
Product dimensions: 0.67(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

About the Author


Oliver O'Donovan is a fellow of the British Academy andprofessor emeritus of Christian ethics and practical theologyat the University of Edinburgh. His other books includeThe Desire of the Nations, The Ways of Judgment,and Resurrection and Moral Order.

Table of Contents

    Preface

  1. The gospel and Christian ethics
  2. Part One: The objective reality

  3. Created order
  4. Eschatology and history
  5. Knowledge in Christ
  6. Part Two: The subjective reality

  7. Freedom and reality
  8. Authority
  9. The authority of Christ
  10. The freedom of the church and the believer
  11. Part Three: The form of the moral life

  12. The moral field
  13. The moral subject
  14. The double aspect of the moral life
  15. The end of the moral life
  16. Bibliography
    Index of biblical references
    Index of authors
    Index of subjects

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