Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics: Fall/Winter 2012

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Jewish Ethics and Halakah for Our Time: Sources and Commentary. In 1992 more than 1,600 scientists, including 102 Nobel laureates, issued a 'Warning to Humanity': 'No more than one or a few decades remain before the chance to avert the threats we now confront will be lost and the prospects for humanity immeasurably diminished. .. I consider Just Love an important resource and spur for further collaboration among Christians and others on the knotty issues of sexual ethics.

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Toward an American Catholic Moral Theology

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The "sin" of Christian orthodoxy was translated into the imperfections of ignorance, which an adequate pedagogy would soon overcome. The Spirit of God has placed them there to rule. The saint has always been an original; never an imitation. Failure to see the decisive work of the Holy Spirit also results in failure to see the prime place of the Word in the classroom! To state the matter mythically is to do justice to the fact that the eternal can only be fulfilled in the temporal.

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The Resilient Business: Embedding Christian values in your

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And whether one interprets this whole story from the perspective of the historical Jesus or the Christ of Faith, the evolution of the early Church up to the flourishing of the Medieval University Schools stands as an important moment in the history of ethics. Attention to ethics ensures highly ethical policies and procedures in the workplace. 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.

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Life's Healing Choices: Freedom from Your Hurts, Hang-ups,

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The virtues that aim to achieve this value are study of and meditation upon divine realities. The separation of person and act 'contradicts the substantial integrity or personal unity of the moral agent in his body and in his soul'. For the human being is a social creation, not an individual one. Only from the viewpoint of eternity do this earthly life and the moral order acquire their proper significance and value. Aristotle compares courage to 5 other dispositions which look similar to courage but actually fall short of it (e.g. civic courage, experience of risk, etc.).

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The God of Peace: Toward a Theology of Nonviolence

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The Corinthians are encouraged to give, because our Lord, who was rich, became poor for our sake so that we through his poverty might become rich (2 Cor. 8:9). This context provides a kind of objectivity to our ethical deliberations, giving us an overall meaning, within which what we do as moral persons makes sense. Wars are the consequence of the moral attitudes not only of unrighteous but of righteous nations (righteous in the sense that they defend their interests no more than is permitted by all the moral codes of history).

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Damaged Goods: New Perspectives on Christian Purity

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This love, which gives itself up to human existence and to death, represents and brings to light the love of God. Self-Determination and the Moral Act: A Study of the Contributions of Odon Lottin, O. The early community permitted and even encouraged blood vengeance because it felt that the destruction of life within the community was wrong; but it left punishment in the hands of a blood relative because the vindictive passion of the injured family was more potent than the community's more dispassionate disapproval of murder.

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Gender and Holiness: Men, Women and Saints in Late Medieval

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After reading Introduction to Christian Ethics I believe that Barnette did indeed accomplish his purpose. Ironically, it is frequently in the name of that moral responsibility that one concentrates so strongly on one dimension (e.g., medical practitioners concentrate on human corporeality, political leaders on the socio-cultural dimensions of person and church leaders on our relationship to God) that one loses sight of the person as a whole.

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Un Catecismo para los Negocios: Respuestas de la Ensenanza

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Because Satan knows that if they go, a lot of people are going to go with them. This point must be raised not against Christian orthodoxy, which has never denied this negative relevance of the law of love to all human situations, but against a naturalism which regards the law of love as an expression of a morbid perfectionism, and declares "we will not aim so high or fall so low." He has certainly come very close to establishing that there can be a utilitarianism that is compatible with Christianity.

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The Delights Of Wisdom Pertaining To Conjugial Love: After

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This straining after an ultimate coherence inevitably drives high religion into depth as well as breadth; for the forms of life are too various and multifarious to be ascribed easily to a single source or related to a single realm of meaning if the source does not transcend all the observable facts and forces, and the realm does not include more than the history of the concrete world. We are to forgive because God forgives;13 we are to love our enemies because God is impartial in his love.

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Ethical Issues and the Religious and Historical Basis for

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It is no easy task, but do we not try to make the youth conscious of these norms, of the new and different life of the Christian? For specifically requested colour reproduction in print, you will receive information regarding the costs from SAGE after receipt of your accepted article. If some such notion were applied in a thoroughgoing manner, that is, to provisionalize not only the Old Testament, and not only the New Testament, but also, and perhaps most importantly, on-going Christian ethical reflection, it might turn out to be a luminous, liberating concept — one perhaps that was worthy of God.

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