Hospitality to the Stranger: Dimensions of Moral Understanding  -     By: Thomas W. Ogletree
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Hospitality to the Stranger: Dimensions of Moral Understanding

Westminster John Knox Press / 2003 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0664227570
ISBN-13: 9780664227579
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The essays contained in this book offer exploratory studies towards a constructive account of "fundamental ethics," that is, a basic description of the constitutive components of the moral life. Thomas Ogletree sketches out the systematic components of Christian ethics, relating them to symbolic ethics--the mediation of Christian traditions of moral understanding--and practical ethics--the critical appropriation of scientific studies of factors controlling human action.

Author Bio

Thomas W. Ogletree is Frederick Marquand Professor of Ethics and Religious Studies at Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut. He has previously served as Dean at both Yale Divinity School and the Drew University Theological School and as President of the Society of Christian Ethics.

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