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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 31.99
Happiness and the Christian Moral Life introduces students to Christian Ethics looking at ethics as a path to the "good life" and happiness, rather than a strict set of rules. Revisions and updates include lists of suggested readings and resources, new discussions of how technology shapes relationships, a more fully developed account of Augustine... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 90.13
Zu Beginn der 1940er Jahre, mitten in Zweitem Weltkrieg und nationalsozialistischem Terror, wird für Dietrich Bonhoeffer die Frage nach dem Guten zum theologischen Hauptthema. Die daraus entstandene, als monographisches Werk geplante und nur fragmentarisch hinterlassene <i>Ethik</i> bildet sein theologisches Hauptwerk. Deren systematische... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 32.95
What may we say about the significance of particular moral actions for one's relationship with God? In this provocative analysis of contemporary Catholic moral theology Darlene Fozard Weaver shows the person as a moral agent acting in relation to God. Using an overarching theological context of sinful estrangement from and gracious reconciliation... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 51.53
Recent scholarship on Second Temple Judaism and Paul has maintained that both held salvation to be through God's grace alone, not human obedience. In this study, Jason Maston argues against this trend by demonstrating the spectrum of perspectives available during the Second Temple period regarding the interaction of divine and human actions. Using... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This study develops the ethical theory implicit in the writings of Hans Urs von Balthasar, a prominent twentieth-century Swiss Catholic theologian. Balthasars attempt to critically retrieve the concept of beauty for Christian theology yields important ethical insights, culminating in an aesthetic and dramatic theory of ethics: one in which the... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 108.79
Ethics is a neglected field of research in the Gospel and Letters of John. Judgments about even the presence of ethics in the Gospel are often negative, and even though ethics is regarded as one of the two major problem areas focused on in 1 John, the development of a Johannine ethics from the Letters receive relatively little attention. This book... more...
- Fortress Press 2012; US$ 34.99
This survey text for Christian ethics courses traces the sources and traditions which define the history and development of contemporary ethical principles and laws. Distinctive in her approach, Dee Christie takes seriously the importance of narrative in reaching out to students who seek to understand themselves as they face challenges and dilemmas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
This innovative volume brings together the views of leading scholars on a range of controversial subjects including human rights, animal rights, ecology, abortion, euthanasia, and contemporary business practice. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95
What constitutes a 'good' life? On what basis do people of different communities, traditions and faiths interact? These crucial questions of principle and action affect all person, whether relgious or not. Since proper conceptions of the good are perennial in both public and private domains, practical ethics is an evergreen subject. However, few treatments... more...