This introduction to the world of biblical ethics walks readers through the ethical teachings of key people and texts within the Bible. Instead of focusing on what the Bible says about various ethical issues, it emphasizes how the different parts of the Bible encourage its readers to think ethically about every issue.
(NSBT) Craig L. Blomberg offers a comprehensive biblical theology of the Christian attitude to poverty, wealth and material possessions.
The first of its kind, this collection offers a constructive response to the question of holy war and Christian morality from an interdisciplinary perspective. By combining biblical, ethical, philosophical and theological insights, the contributors offer a composite image of divine redemption that promises to take the discussion to another level.
Editor R. Keith Loftin moderates as proponents of four views on the nature of morality (two Christian and two atheist/agnostic) state their case, hear counterarguments and provide a response. Views include: naturalist moral non-realism, naturalist moral realism, moral essentialism and moral particularism.
Peter Kreeft's Socrates enters the debate on abortion, considering the arguments of psychology, medicine and philosophy.
In Paul Chamberlain's intriguing, inventive book, the pivotal questions of ethics and morality are explored by a cast of five: a Christian, atheist, moral relativist, evolutionist and secular humanist.
In this interdisciplinary work, Kent Dunnington brings the neglected resources of philosophical and theological analysis to bear on the problem of addiction. Drawing on the insights of Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, he formulates a compelling alternative to the two dominant models of addiction--addiction as disease and addiction as choice.
"Love your neighbor as yourself." It's the second greatest commandment, according to Jesus, but it's easier said than done. Never shying away from the complicated nature of contemporary issues, Ted Rivera identifies thirty-three ways we can engage the world with Christian compassion.
Encompassing a wide range of topics--from the timely (health care and business ethics) to the traditional (atonement, suffering and the kingdom of God)--this work features an easy-to-use reference system and eighteen articles that introduce readers to key themes in moral, pastoral and practical theology. Edited by David J. Atkinson and David F. Field with consulting editors Arthur Holmes and Oliver O'Donovan.
What should we do or not do? This comprehensive text on biblical ethics is completely revised, focusing on how we fulfill the purposes of God for our lives. New content includes discussions of living virtuously, ethical alternatives, bioethical issues, technology, helping the poor, animal rights, sexual ethics, and the media.
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