Christian Ethics in the Protestant Tradition

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1988 M01 1 - 149 pages

With Christian Ethics in the Protestant Tradition, Waldo Beach provides a basic introductory text on Christian ethics. He has designed a challenging work that grapples with the ethical questions surrounding modern day problems from the perspective of Protestant theology and tradition. His two-part format is especially helpful for study.

 

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Contents

The Challenge of Secular Culture to Christian Ethics
1
The Field of Christian Ethics
8
The FaithPremises of Christian Ethics
22
Christian Ethical Norms
32
Christian Love and Social Justice
41
Christian Ethics in Practice
53
Birthing and Dying
65
Racial and Gender Relations
77
Economic Ethics Work and Vocation
87
Wasting and Wanting the Ethics of Consumption
99
Christian Ethics and Politics
109
International Relations and the Nuclear Crisis
123
Notes
135
Further Reading
142
Index of Names and Subjects
148
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Waldo Beachwas Professor of Christian Ethics in the Duke University Divinity School from 1946-1986.

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