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Christian ethics in secular society

by Philip Edgcumbe Hughes

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Published by Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian ethics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Edgcumbe Hughes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1251 .H84 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3513185M
    ISBN 100801042674
    LC Control Number82074065

    Ethics involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. A central aspect of ethics is "the good life", the life worth living or life that is simply satisfying, which is held by many philosophers to be more important than traditional moral conduct.. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance.   4 thoughts on “ Book Review: God, Ethics and the Secular Society ” Peter Marshall November 9, at pm. Like many books or précis of books I come across in very recent times they seem to echo my own thoughts. Generally I find them to support my world view, but in so doing usually do not provide any challenge for me.

    Theologians increasingly have had to ask what contemporary relevance their discipline has in a context where religious belief is on the wane, and whether Christian ethics has anything to say in a multi-faceted and singularly complex secular aims of New Studies in Christian Ethics are twofold - to engage centrally with the secular.   About Christian Ethics in Secular Worlds. A challenging book examining issues such as biotechnology, AIDS and nuclear weapons and demonstrating that Christian ethics has something important and distinctive to contribute to secular worlds.

    Christian ethics is a branch of Christian theology that defines virtuous behavior and wrong behavior from a Christian perspective. Systematic theological study of Christian ethics is called moral theology.. Christian virtues are often divided into four cardinal virtues and three theological ian ethics includes questions regarding how the rich should act toward the poor, how women. The article concludes that as long as Christian ethics remains faithful to this meta-theory, understands the modern macro-ethical questions and maintains a deep social focus, it will remain relevant in Cited by: 3.


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Christian ethics may mean (1) the best in the moral philosophy of all ages and places, (2) the moral standards of Christendom, (3) the ethics of the Christian Church and its many churches, (4) the ethics of the Bible, (5) the ethics of the New Testament, and (6) the ethical insights of Jesus.

Christian Ethics in Secular Society Hardcover – January 1, by Philip E. Hughes (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 18 Used Author: Philip E.

Hughes. Christian Ethics in Secular Society book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Canterbury book."--Jacket. Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Chapter 1. Knowing and doing --Christian ethics and secular ethics --The ethical implications of Christian theology --The human situation --Chapter ence --God's Vicar --Conscience and the fall of man --The divine will --The weak and the strong conscience.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 3. One could write a book on this topic. Indeed, many have. The simplest answer, IMHO, likely is this: Christian ethics differ from secular ethics in their origin. Christian ethics derive from a deity.

From revelation and sacred texts, acceptable mor. This is the second book in the newly branded Nelson's Plain Language series. This volume offers a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics, suitable for individual study or textbook use in a Bible college or seminary.

The first four chapters overview the field of Christian ethics before beginning to focus on specific issues. Eighteen chapters confront all of the issues faced by believers /5(2). --The Christian Society --The Secular Society --Charity and Chastity --The Family and Society --Part Two --Christian Social Ethics --The Realities of Power --God and Caesar --Morals and the Law --Crime and Punishment --The Sanctity of Human Life --Suicide ; Euthanasia ; Abortion ; Sterilisation --The Affluent Society --Peace and War --Epilogue.

ournal of the Society of Christian Ethics Vol Number 2 Fall/Winter Contents. Selected Essays. D.M. Yeager, Quality of Wonder: Five Thoughts on a Poetics of the Will David Bentley Hart, A Sense of Style: Beauty and the Christian Moral Life Devan Stahl, The Prophetic Challenge of Disability Art David Cloutier, Beyond Judgementalism and Non-Judgementalism: A Theological Approach to.

The subject of ethics has always been of fundamental importance for thoughtful Christians, but it has become even more significant in recent years, with the recognition of the pluralism and post-Christian context of contemporary society. In this book, Dennis Hollinger surveys several different approaches to ethics, considers the most critical issues facing Christians today, and suggests that Format: Ebook.

The argument then moves to the meta-theory of Christian ethics, namely the revelation of God as it is expressed in the book of nature, the written word, and the incarnate Word, Jesus Christ.

revelation of God as it is expressed in the ‘book of nature’, the written word, and the incarnate Word, Jesus Christ. The article concludes that as long as Christian ethics remains faithful to this meta-theory, understands the modern macro-ethical questions and maintains a deep social focus, it will remain relevant in a secular society.

John Frame in his book "The Doctrine of the Christian Life" gives his opinion as to why studying Christian ethics is important. "People are far more open to discussing ethics than to discussing theistic proofs or even "transcendental arguments." Philosophy does not excite many people today, and many do not even want to hear personal.

Christian Ethics by Georgia Harkness Chapter Christian Ethics and Culture. We come now in this concluding chapter to some observations about the relations of the Christian ethic to our total environing society.

Had our approach been essentially empirical rather than theological and biblical, this chapter should have stood first in the book. Being shaped by Biblical revelation is the primary way that Christian ethics can be distinguished from alternative ethical perspectives, both religious and secular; thus one important question for a Christian ethicist is how morality (the practice) or ethics (ideas about the practice) depends on religion (convictions and commitments) or.

Secular ethics is a branch of moral philosophy in which ethics is based solely on human faculties such as logic, empathy, reason or moral intuition, and not derived from belief in supernatural revelation or guidance—the source of ethics in many r ethics refers to any ethical system that does not draw on the supernatural, and includes humanism, secularism and freethinking.

A challenging book examining issues such as biotechnology, AIDS and nuclear weapons and demonstrating that Christian ethics has something important and. Society of Biblical Literature held at the Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, CA. The recent book by Thomas W. Ogletree, The Use of the Bible in Christian Ethics (Philadelphia: Fortress, ), addresses the other set of issues, with a good sense of the divi- sion of labor, as his title Size: KB.

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Christian Ethics in Secular Cultures Thomas K. Johnson World of Theology Series 2 A central question in Christian ethics is the relationship between the moral prin-ciples we should follow within the Christian community and the ethics followed in the secular societies in File Size: KB.

'This book has much to recommend it as the counterweight to that sizeable literature of anti-Singer polemic by Christians, and it would be useful for students who should be encouraged to move beyond simple polarities in ethical theory.' David Albert Jones Source: Studies in Christian Ethics ' a .Can Christian Ethics survive in a secular state?.

Christian ethics is the study of the way of life that conforms to the will of God. Judgment of behaviour derives from the fundamental Christian virtues.

These are prudence, fortitude, temperance and justice. Christian ethics is essentially a.How can Christian ethics make a significant contribution to health care ethics in today's Western, pluralistic society?

Robin Gill examines the 'moral gaps' in secular accounts of health care ethics and the tensions within specifically theological accounts. He explores the healing stories in the Synoptic Gospels, identifying four core virtues present within them - compassion, care, faith and.