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The Cambridge companion to Christian ethics /

by Gill, Robin, curatore .
Series: Cambridge companions to religion : Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xv, 323 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781107000070; 1107000076; 9780521164832; 0521164834.Other title: Christian ethics.Online resources: Cover image
Contents:
Part I. The grounds of Christian ethics -- ch. 1. Making moral decisions / Rowan Williams -- ch. 2. Moral traditions in eastern and western Christianity / Robin W. Lovin -- ch. 3. The Old Testament and Christian ethics / John Rogerson -- ch. 4. The Gospels and Christian ethics / Allen Verhey -- ch. 5. The epistles and Christian ethics / Stephen C. Barton -- Part II. Approaches to Christian ethics -- ch. 6. Natural law and Christian ethics / Stephen J. Pope -- ch. 7. Virtue ethics / Jean Porter -- ch. 8. Gender and Christian ethics / Lisa Sowle Cahill -- ch. 9. Liberation ethics / Tim Gorringe -- ch. 10. Christian ethics in Asia / Peniel Rajkumar -- ch. 11. Christian ethics : a Jewish perspective / Ronald M. Green -- ch. 12. Other faiths and Christian ethics / Gavin D'Costa -- Part III. Issues in Christian ethics -- ch. 13. Christianity and war / R. John Elford -- ch. 14. The arms trade and Christian ethics / Robin Gill -- ch. 15. Social justice and welfare / Duncan B. Forrester -- ch. 16. Ecology and Christian ethics / Michael S. Northcott -- ch. 17. Business, economics and Christian ethics / Max L. Stackhouse with David W. Miller -- ch. 18. World family trends / Don Browning -- ch. 19. Sexuality and religious ethics / Robin Gill -- ch. 20. Christian ethics, medicine, and genetics / James F. Childress.
Summary: "In this second edition of the best-selling Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics, Robin Gill brings together twenty essays by leading experts, to provide a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics which is both authoritative and up to date. This volume boasts four entirely new chapters, while previous chapters and all bibliographies have been updated to reflect significant developments in the field over the last decade. Gill offers a superb overview of the subject, examining the scriptural bases of ethics as well as discussing Christian ethics in the context of contemporary issues, including war and the arms trade, social justice, ecology, economics, medicine and genetics. All of the contributors have a proven track record of balanced, comprehensive and comprehensible writing making this book an accessible and invaluable source not only for students in upper-level undergraduate courses, graduate students and teachers, but anyone interested in Christian ethics today"--
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Books Books Dip. Teologia M 1273 ne (Browse shelf) Copy 001 Available 3rd print. 2013.

Bibliogr. p. 305-317.

Part I. The grounds of Christian ethics -- ch. 1. Making moral decisions / Rowan Williams -- ch. 2. Moral traditions in eastern and western Christianity / Robin W. Lovin -- ch. 3. The Old Testament and Christian ethics / John Rogerson -- ch. 4. The Gospels and Christian ethics / Allen Verhey -- ch. 5. The epistles and Christian ethics / Stephen C. Barton -- Part II. Approaches to Christian ethics -- ch. 6. Natural law and Christian ethics / Stephen J. Pope -- ch. 7. Virtue ethics / Jean Porter -- ch. 8. Gender and Christian ethics / Lisa Sowle Cahill -- ch. 9. Liberation ethics / Tim Gorringe -- ch. 10. Christian ethics in Asia / Peniel Rajkumar -- ch. 11. Christian ethics : a Jewish perspective / Ronald M. Green -- ch. 12. Other faiths and Christian ethics / Gavin D'Costa -- Part III. Issues in Christian ethics -- ch. 13. Christianity and war / R. John Elford -- ch. 14. The arms trade and Christian ethics / Robin Gill -- ch. 15. Social justice and welfare / Duncan B. Forrester -- ch. 16. Ecology and Christian ethics / Michael S. Northcott -- ch. 17. Business, economics and Christian ethics / Max L. Stackhouse with David W. Miller -- ch. 18. World family trends / Don Browning -- ch. 19. Sexuality and religious ethics / Robin Gill -- ch. 20. Christian ethics, medicine, and genetics / James F. Childress.

"In this second edition of the best-selling Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics, Robin Gill brings together twenty essays by leading experts, to provide a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics which is both authoritative and up to date. This volume boasts four entirely new chapters, while previous chapters and all bibliographies have been updated to reflect significant developments in the field over the last decade. Gill offers a superb overview of the subject, examining the scriptural bases of ethics as well as discussing Christian ethics in the context of contemporary issues, including war and the arms trade, social justice, ecology, economics, medicine and genetics. All of the contributors have a proven track record of balanced, comprehensive and comprehensible writing making this book an accessible and invaluable source not only for students in upper-level undergraduate courses, graduate students and teachers, but anyone interested in Christian ethics today"--

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