The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Ethics   -     By: James Childress, John Macquarrie
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The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Ethics

Westminster John Knox Press / 1986 / Paperback

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With Childress as primary editor, this work revises Macquarrie's well-known Dictionary of Christian Ethics (1967). The new edition has many additional entries, such as "Death, Determination of" and "Deprogramming." Where possible, the original contributors have updated their own articles, and entries are generally longer than before, with revised bibliographies and more cross-references.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 700
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Dimensions: 9.5 X 6.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0664227678
ISBN-13: 9780664227678
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The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Ethics is an invaluable reference work. Included are articles on basic ethical concepts; biblical and theological ethics; philosophical traditions; major non-Christian religious traditions; psychological, sociological, political, and other concepts important to Christian ethics; and, finally, substantial problems, such as war, usually including both information and options. With 620 entries cover a spectrum of topics that concern thinking people everywhere, providing clear, concise and accurate information about ethical concerns.

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James F. Childress is the Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics and Professor of Medical Education at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he also directs the Institute for Practical Ethics. He is the author of numerous articles and several books in biomedical ethics, including Practical Reasoning in Bioethics. John Macquarrie was Lady Margaret Professor Emeritus of Divinity at the University of Oxford and Canon Emeritus of Christ Church in Oxford prior ro his death in 2007. Macquarrie is internationally known as an outstanding interpreter of theology.

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