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Every day we are confronted by challenging societal problems, from poverty and institutional racism to AIDS and homelessness. It can all seem so overwhelming. But while none of us can do everything, all of us can do something. This handbook will help you discover...More...

Giving us a tour of our everyday, and un-thought-out, choices, Julie Clawson argues in her book Everyday Justice that many of the consumer products we buy are ridden with moral injustices. From your daily cup of coffee, to produce, to credit cards...More...

Our culture is sex-crazed. That is no secret. But our culture is also deeply confused about sex and sexual ethics, often sending conflicting messages-at times promoting an "anything goes" attitude while in other ways seeking to impose limits on sexual behavior. Unfortunately, Christians seem equally confused...More...

Theologically grounding his study in the doctrine of the Incarnation, ethicist Brent Waters presents a study on the moral life of the Christian in relationship to the rapidly advancing field of biotechnology. In, This Mortal Flesh, he argues that in many respects, medicine and/or health-care often serve as autonomous religions...
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Moral Man and Immoral Society is Reinhold Niebuhr's important early study in ethics and politics. Forthright and realistic, it discusses the inevitability of social conflict, the brutal behavior of human collectives of every sort, the inability of rationalists and social scientists to even imagine...More...

Christians must interact with the culture they live in, unless they choose to sequester themselves in a monastery or a homogenous commune setting. And the interaction is a give-and-take proposition for both sides, as Christians will both impact culture and be impacted by it...

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Here leading theological ethicist Stanley Hauerwas applies his theory of the narrative formation of Christian character to the field of social ethics by showing why any consideration of the truth of Christian convictions cannot be divorced from the kind of community the church is...More...

This seminal work makes a cogent and compelling case for Christian ethics based on the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Drawing on a profound knowledge both of the history of Christina thought and of contemporary ethical theology, O'Dovovan illumines such important concepts as...More...

Life at the beginning of the twenty-first century presents us with a disturbing reality. Otherness, the simple fact of being different in some way, has come to be defined as in and of itself evil. Miroslav Volf contends that if the healing word of the gospel is to be heard to day...More...

In a Christian context, that has in recent years, emphasized forgiveness in almost a 'passive' sense, without demanding justice. Christian faith, nevertheless calls for forgiveness, but this is not the same as "letting people off the hook". Accountability is also a hallmark of the Christian faith...More...







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