A textbook of Christian ethics / by Robin Gill.

Author
Gill, Robin [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Edinburgh : T. & T. Clark, c1985.
Description
xiii, 571 p. ; 22 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Notes
Includes indexes.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 551-563.
Action note
committed to retain
Contents
  • Preface
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Structure 1
  • System of Analysis 3
  • The Texts: Augustine, Aquinas and Luther
  • The Extracts
  • Method of Study
  • Section 1 METHODOLOGY
  • Introduction to Methodology
  • Text I Augustine 'God's Foreknowledge and Man's Free-will' from The City of God
  • Text II Aquinas 'Natural Law' from Summa Theologic
  • Text III Luther from Treatise on Good Works
  • ANALYSIS OF EXTRACTS
  • Extract 1 Bonhoeffer 'Ethics and Christian Ethics' from Ethics
  • Extract 2 Niebuhr' Christian Ethics and Man's Nature' from The Nature and Destiny of Man
  • Extract 3 Copleston 'Objections to Natural Law' from Aquinas
  • Extract 4 Fletcher from Situation Ethics
  • Extract 5 Ramsey 'Agapism Beyond Situation Ethics' from Deeds and Rules in Christian Ethics
  • Extract 6 Little and Twiss from Comparative Religious Ethics
  • Critique of Extracts.
  • Section 2 POLITICS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
  • Introduction to Politics and Social justice
  • Text IV Augustine 'The Earthly and Heavenly Cities' from The City of God
  • Text V Aquinas from On Princely Government
  • Text VI Luther from Trade and Usury
  • Analysis of Extracts Extract 7 Barth 'God's Judgment on Political Revolutions' from The Epistle to the Romans
  • Extract 8 Berdyaev 'Politics and the Spirit' from Freedom and the Spirit
  • Extract 9 Niebuhr 'The Conflict Between Individual and Social Morality' from Moral Man and Immoral Society
  • Extract 10 Temple from Christianity and the Social Order
  • Extract 11 John XXIII 'Towards a World Government' from Pacem in Terris
  • Extract 12 Miranda 'Justice and Almsgiving' from Marx and the Bible
  • Section 3 WAR AND PEACE
  • Introduction to War and Peace
  • Text VII Augustine 'The Just War' from Reply to Faustus the Manichaean
  • Text VIII Aquinas 'War, Christians and the Clergy' from Summa Theologica
  • Text IX Luther from Whether Soldiers, too, Can be Saved Analysis of Extracts
  • Extract 13 Raven from The Theological Basis of Christian Pacifism
  • Extract 14 Welty 'Wars of Aggression and Defence' from A Handbook of Christian Social Ethics
  • Extract 15 Ramsey 'The Justice of Nuclear Deterrence' from The Limits of Nuclear War
  • Extract 16 URC Group 'Christians and Non-Violent Action' from Non-Violent Action
  • Extract 17 Bonino 'Liberation Theology and Peace' from Revolutionary Theology Comes of Age
  • Extract 18 Gregorios 'Nuclear War and Human Life' from The Lord of Life
  • Section 4 HUMAN LIFE AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
  • Introduction to Human Life and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Text X Augustine 'Suicide' from The City of God
  • Text XI Aquinas 'Fornication and Marriage' from Summa Contra Gentiles
  • TExt XII Luther from On the Jews and Their Lies
  • Analysis of Extracts
  • Extract 19 Fletcher 'Euthanasia' from Morals and Medicine
  • Extract 20 Gustafson 'Abortion
  • a Reformed Perspective from The Morality of Abortion
  • Extract 21 Clement 'Abortion
  • an Orthodox Perspective from Episkepsis
  • Extract 22 Quaker Group 'A New Morality Needed' from Towards a Quaker View of Sex
  • Extract 23 Paul VI 'Birth Control' from Humanae Vitae
  • Extract 24 Hastings 'The Theology of Race' from Race: a Christian Symposium
  • Extract 25 Ruether 'Feminist Theology and Ecology) from New Woman/ New Earth
  • Critique of Extracts
  • Bibliography and Indices.
ISBN
0567291278 (pbk.) :
LCCN
^^^86135610^
OCLC
14243148
RCP
H - S
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