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Contemporary Protestant theology and ethical problems.

G. Victor Levan

Contemporary Protestant theology and ethical problems.

by G. Victor Levan

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Leonard Swidler, Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue, Temple University The discussion documented by this book of essays is close to the heart of contemporary theology. It ranges over all the issues of an adequate Christian theology of religions; and even those who are skeptical about its contributors' pluralistic thesis. "Daniel Westberg's Renewing Moral Theology makes a strong argument for the significance of Thomas Aquinas's 'virtue ethics' for contemporary Christian ethics. Not simply a historical account, Westberg's book is a new text in the tradition of Anglican moral theology. His discussion is deliberately ecumenical, bringing Thomas into conversation with Roman Catholic, Anglican and Protestant partners.

A Morally Complex World: Engaging Contemporary Moral Theology. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, pp. $ pb. ISBN Reviewed by Tobias WINRIGHT, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO and Matthew ABRAMOWSKI, Walsh University, North Canton, OH Students successfully completing this course will be able to: 1) demonstrate a knowledge of the basic concepts of Catholic moral theology, 2) to interpret ecclesiastical and theological documents on ethics in context, 3) to evaluate critically the theses defended by competing schools of contemporary Catholic moral theology.

In this thorough update of a classic textbook, noted Christian thinker Norman Geisler evaluates contemporary ethical options (such as antinomianism, situation ethics, and legalism) and pressing issues of the day (such as euthanasia, homosexuality, and divorce) from a biblical perspective. The second edition is significantly expanded and updated, with new material and charts throughout the book/5(2). Name and Units: Contemporary Theology and Ethics 3 units Instructor: Dr. Paul Louis Metzger Course Description: Considers major theological movements of the twentieth century and current directions. Contemporary ethical systems and issues are explored. Students articulate their own ethical system. Relationship to Curriculum and Prerequisites.


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The books in the series are designed to provide a 'state-of-the-art' statement on the topic in question, engaging with contemporary thinking as. Religious ethics does not usually correspond to contemporary morals and outlooks.

Therefore, many religions oppose modern phenomena which contradict their ethical standards. These issues include abortion, the use of contraception and same-sex marriage. Christian ethics is centered around the concepts of grace, mercy and forgiveness.

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A Theology of Conversation: An Introduction to David Tracy. The word “ethics” comes from the Greek word ethos, which has two meanings in common Greek usage: habit or custom, and ordinance or in the New Testament includes both of these dimensions.

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It explores, inter alia, important homiletical and liturgical aspects of the Reformation and contemplates the importance of. Jesus - Jesus - The debate over Christology in modern Christian thought: Few Protestant theologians in the middle of the 20th century were willing to endorse the ancient dogma of the two natures in Christ as unconditionally as the reformers had done, for between the Reformation and modern theology there intervened a debate over Christology that altered the perspective of most Protestant.

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He succeeds admirably Engagingly written and accessible to a wide range of readers.". This book is unique and of great importance for theologians from diverse traditions who share the relevance of the academic Reformed discourse. The book focuses on and forms part of celebrating years since the start of the Reformation during the 16th century.

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Unusually rewarding in theological insight, spiritual nourishment and ethical challenge, this collection engages a tradition that is very much alive.” – Ecclesiology “This volume should be commended for its rich and varied contribution to contemporary Protestant ethics.”.

Daniel Westberg's Renewing Moral Theology makes a strong argument for the significance of Thomas Aquinas's 'virtue ethics' for contemporary Christian ethics. Not simply a historical account, Westberg's book is a new text in the tradition of Anglican moral theology.

His discussion is deliberately ecumenical, bringing Thomas into conversation with Roman Catholic, Anglican and Protestant partners. 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.

--David Gushee, Center for Theology and Public Life, Mercer University "Some attempts to do Protestant social ethics capitulate to secular debates and assumptions about the binary between capitalism and socialism.

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Contemporary moral theology must confront a variety of problems, including the scope of individual responsibility in large corporate institutions, the effects of.