Vision and Character: A Christian Educator's Alternative to

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.56 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Emphasis is placed on financial management, financial markets, and the tools, techniques, and methodologies used in making financial decisions. That an act might have a unitive meaning, signifying and expressing the unity between two people, is readily understandable, but how can an act have procreative meaning? Is the pain you get Do we use immediate pleasure or ultimate pleasure as the test? In this effort, the observance of God-given commandments asserts life. And in the scriptures, all moral norms for God's people are ultimately grounded in the character and will of a good and sovereign God.

Continue Reading

Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.15 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Rasmussen, Bible and Ethics in the Christian Life, rev. and expanded edition Crosby, Michael H. One young man owned a beautiful wing chair that he had purchased in his “previous” life as a pastor at a traditional church. I have been painting a very laborious task for Biblical ethics. The same request would, when necessary, be made by the other farmers on different occasions. Religious sanctions have been discarded, and in many places replaced by lack of obligation to any fixed standard of social behavior.

Continue Reading

Living the Justice of the Triune God

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.77 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Christian Ethics, a Primer.. .. .. .. Christian Ethics.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... ....... The law is called to manifest the one divine law of the universe in social and political realms. The evangel has freed us from condemnation by a divine law that demands that we behave contrary to our disposition. This approach denies that there are non-negotiable particulars to expressing love. The new fact of reality is that God cannot be traded with as a man.

Continue Reading

An Introduction to Christian Ethics (5th Edition)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.65 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Those interested in learning and developing worldview principles should use those excellent works that have been done in Biblical ethics, but do not have �worldview� in their title.) Among Christians a new consciousness in ethics has been raised by abortion, infanticide and euthanasia. God’s Word reveals that mankind fell into sin, but God now offers mankind reconciliation through the work of Christ. I remember my dad taking me down, and the old long ago, to Gilmore Field to watch the Hollywood Stars.

Continue Reading

Paradoxical Vision

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.96 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

This is evident in one of the strongest critics of the fundamental option, William E. At funerals for the unknown soldier, rabbis stood alongside the other chaplains and recited prayers in Hebrew. The Advanced Master of Divinity is designed to prepare pastors, missionaries and other Christian workers for a life of effective kingdom service and requires a minimum of 60 hours of course work. In prophetic religion the obligation is toward the loving will of God; in other words, toward a more transcendent source of unity than any discoverable in the natural world, where men are always divided by various forces of nature and history.

Continue Reading

Forgiveness: Finding Freedom Through Reconciliation

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.96 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The first four are concerned with correct belief and worship.” [8] However, from an ethical perspective, the final six commandments (not to murder, commit adultery, steal, bear false witness against a neighbor, or covet a neighbor’s house, wife, ox—i.e., property) are particularly necessary for people to protect their lives of happiness. It requires of her an ability to detach herself from these particular things, and in her detachment, to consider what is morally right for all persons, or what ought to be the case for people everywhere.

Continue Reading

Sex, Violence, and Justice: Contraception and the Catholic

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.80 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

But practically they always mix the finite with the eternal and claim for themselves, their nation, their culture, or their class the center of existence. In ecstasy we do not count the cost to ourselves but are totally self-giving, heedless of our own needs. Existentialism is the logical response to the joint conclusion of the above philosophies. It is by no means a Christian course and has no explicitly Christian content.

Continue Reading

Blind Spot: War and Christian Identity

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.73 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Indeed, selfishness is ever brusque and rude: it knows neither graciousness nor consideration, but expresses itself in thoughtlessness and crudity. Legislation prescribing mandatory detention and deportation of non-citizens, even for alleged minor violations of law. d. When it comes to money, Christians ought to confess that they earn money by serving others’ needs. Thus the entire moral tradition of the West, except for occasional strands influenced by postulational ethics, is repudiated as speculative rationalism.

Continue Reading

The Call to Conversion

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.22 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

His focus, like Buber's, was on the ‘ethics of the Other’, and he held that the face of the Other makes a demand on us even before we recognize our freedom to accept it or reject it. McCormick (New York: Paulist Press, 1990), pp. 155-78 (p. 162). 2 See Avery Dulles, 'The hierarchy of truths in the Catechism', The Thomist 58 (1994), pp. 369-88. 3 See Francis A. A purely secular naturalism, on the other hand, considers the absolutism as a harmful extravagance. Truth-telling give accurate complete information justification: it is right for respect and trust to prevent harm for diagnosis & management Truth-telling duty: tell: appropriate time and manner violation: withheld truth, lies considerations: emergency therapeutic privilege bad news: culture 2.

Continue Reading

Christianizing the Social Order: With a New Introduction by

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.45 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Church attendance has a similar relationship to work ethics. One of Grisez's basic tenets is that one should never turn directly against any of these basic goods, which he describes as aspects of persons. John Locke (1632–1704) followed Hobbes in deriving morality from our need to live together in peace given our natural discord, but he denied that we are mechanically moved by our desires. Typical conversion stories would include the following. From the first restraints upon blood vengeance to the last refinements of corrective justice, the egoistic element of vindictiveness remains both an inevitable and a dangerous alloy in the passion for justice.

Continue Reading