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Christian ethics : a historical introduction / J. Philip Wogaman.

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Author/Creator:
Wogaman, J. Philip, author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication:
Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2011]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xv, 376 pages)
Subjects:
Christian ethics -- History.
Christian ethics -- Methodist authors.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
An updated survey of Christian ethics which addresses major thinkers, movements, and issues from the early church to the present; and discusses a broad range of topics, including the biblical and philosophical legacies of Christian ethics and ethics through the early, medieval, Reformation, Enlightenment, and modern eras.
Contents:
pt. 1. The legacies of Christian ethics
The biblical legacy of Christian ethics
Philosophical legacies
pt. 2. The ethics of early Christianity
The formative years
Seminal thinkers and transitions
The moral vision of Saint Augustine
pt. 3. Medieval Christianity
Monastic and mystical contributions
The confessional
The Thomistic synthesis
Late medieval forerunners
pt. 4. The era of Reformation and Enlightenment
The reformers : Luther and Calvin
Catholic humanism and Counter-Reformation
The radical Reformation
pt. 5. Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century rationalism and evangelicalism
Rationalism and revival in the eighteenth century
Nineteenth-century philosophical and Christian ethics
Nineteenth-century slavery and feminist controversies
pt. 6. Christian ethics in the twentieth century
The social gospel movement
The social encyclicals
Formative Christian moral thinkers
The Vatican II watershed
Orthodox Christian ethics
Liberation theology
Ecumenical social ethics
pt. 7. Christian ethics in the third millennium
Changed realities
Unresolved issues
Concluding reflections.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-61164-291-4
OCLC:
923513123
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