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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 39.95
Public and academic concerns regarding religion and morality are proliferating as people wonder about the possibility of moral reassurance, the ability of religion to provide it and about the future of religion and the relation between religious faiths. This book addresses current thinking on such matters, with particular focus on the relationship... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 31.95
"This lucid and fascinating study explores religious ethics from the angle of evolutionary psychology, focusing especially on religious violence, including the terrorism of 9/11 and its militant response. Even those readers who are skeptics of a sociobiological explanation for religion will find this intriguing book to be a thoughtful inquiry and... more...
- Touchstone 2012; US$ 16.99
From one of the most important theologians of the twentieth century, Ethics is the seminal reinterpretation of the role of Christianity in the modern, secularized world. The Christian does not live in a vacuum, says the author, but in a world of government, politics, labor, and marriage. Hence, Christian ethics cannot exist in a vacuum; what the... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...