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Introduction to Christian Ethics, 6th Edition

By Roger H Crook

Published by Routledge

Published Date: Oct 4, 2012

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An Introduction to Christian Ethics uses a Christian approach while encouraging students to consider a variety of current ethical issues and apply relevant biblical and theological concepts to these issues. The main goal of the text is to acquaint students with both the field of ethics in general and varieties of Christian ethical systems in particular. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to use a Christian method of making moral decisions and view issues from a Christian perspective.

Table of Contents

1.  Brief Table of Contents  Part 1:  Ethics and Christian Ethics  Chapter 1:  An Overview of  Ethics  Chapter 2:  Alternatives to Christian Ethics  Chapter 3:  Alternatives within Christian Ethics  Part 2:  Ethics and Christian Faith  Chapter 4:  Sources of Guidance  Chapter 5:  Biblical Ethics  Chapter 6:  Faith Working Through Love  Part 3:  Christian Ethics and Contemporary Issues  Chapter 7:  Sexuality and the Marriage Relationship  Chapter 8:  Life and Death: Issues in Biomedical Ethics  Chapter 9:  Christian Ethics and Ethnicity  Chapter 10:  The Status of Women  Chapter 11:  Citizenship in a Democracy  Chapter 12:  Punishment for Crime  Chapter 13:  War and the Quest for Peace  Chapter 14:  Work, Property, and Community  Chapter 15:  The Care of Creation  2. Full Table of Contents  Part 1:  Ethics and Christian Ethics  Chapter 1:  An Overview of  Ethics  Definitions  Subject Matter  Assumptions  Cautions  Chapter 2:  Alternatives to Christian Ethics  Religious Systems  Humanism  Objectivism  Behaviorism  Chapter 3:  Alternatives within Christian Ethics  Obeying External Authority  Making  Personal Decisions  Transforming Society  Part 2:  Ethics and Christian Faith  Chapter 4:  Sources of Guidance  The Bible  The Christian Community  Personal Experience  Chapter 5:  Biblical Ethics  The Hebrew Scripture  Jesus and the Gospels  The Ethical Teachings of Paul  Chapter 6:  Faith Working Through Love  Theological Premises  Faith  Love (Agape)  Decision  Part 3:  Christian Ethics and Contemporary Issues  Chapter 7:  Sexuality and the Marriage Relationship  The Current Scene  A Christian Interpretation of Sexuality  A Christian Interpretation of Marriage  Homosexuality and the Christian Faith  Living-Together Arrangements  Chapter 8:  Life and Death: Issues in Biomedical Ethics  Abortion  Biomedical Parenting  Responsible Parenting  Cloning  Stem Cell Research  Organ Transplants  The Care of the Dying  Chapter 9:  Christian Ethics and Ethnicity  Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination  Changes in the Social Structure  A Christian Approach  Chapter 10:  The Status of Women  Images of Women  Women and the Law  Women and Employment  The Feminist Movement  Women and the Scripture  A Christian Approach to Current Issues  Chapter 11:  Citizenship in a Democracy  American Democratic Government  Biblical Teachings  The Christian as Citizen  Chapter 12:  Punishment for Crime  The Concept of Punishment  The Rights of Victims  Capital Punishment  Chapter 13:  War and the Quest for Peace  The Bible and War  Christianity and Traditional Warfare  Christianity and Modern Warfare  Christianity and Terrorism  Christianity and Preemptive Warfare  The Quest for Peace  Chapter 14:  Work, Property, and Community  The Context: Capitalism  A Christian Perspective on Property  A Christian Perspective on Work  Personal Issues in an Impersonal Economic Order  Social Issues in an Impersonal Economic Order  Ideals and Economics  Chapter 15:  The Care of Creation  The Ecological Problem  The Well-being of Animals  Biblical Concepts  Theological Reflection  Suggestions for Involvement

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