Christian Ethics Paperback

by D.Stephen Long;

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Christian Ethics

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This Very Short Introduction to Christian ethics introduces the topic by examining its sources and historical basis. D. Stephen Long presents a discussion of the relationship between Christian ethics, modern, and postmodern ethics, and explores practical issues including sex, money, and power.

Long recognises the inherent difficulties in bringing together 'Christian' and 'ethics' but argues that this is an important task for both the Christian faith and for ethics. Arguing that Christian ethics are not a precise science, but the cultivation of practical wisdom from a range of sources, Long also discusses some of the failures of the Christian tradition, including the crusades, the conquest, slavery, inquistions, and the Galileo affair. Placing them in the context of the theory and practice of ethics and their historical persepctive, he notes the challenges they raise for Christian ethics. He concludes with a discussion of their implications in the modern era, considering how this affects our lives in the present age.

Christian Ethics by D.Stephen Long was published by Oxford University Press in July 2010 and is our 33931st best seller. The ISBN for Christian Ethics is 9780199568864.

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Page last updated 31st October 2012
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherOxford University Press (July 2010)
Number of Pages152
Thickness14 mm
Height172 mm
Width115 mm
Product Code2743476
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