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Contributors include David P. Gushee, Carl F. H. Henry, Jennifer McBride, Stephen Charles Mott, William E. Pannell, John Perkins, Soong-Chan Rah, Gabriel Salguero, Francis Schaeffer, Ron Sider, Helene Slessarev-Jamir, Glen H. Stassen, Eldin Villafaqe, Allen Verhey, Jim Wallis, Nicholas Wolterstorff, and John Howard Yoder.
About the Series:
The Library of Theological Ethics series focuses on what it means to think theologically and ethically. It presents a selection of important, and otherwise unavailable, texts - English-language texts and translations that have fallen out of print, new translations, and collections of significant statements about problems and themes of special importance - in an easily accessible form. This series enables sustained dialogue on new and classic works in the field.
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2015
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Selections from Friedrich Schleiermacher's Christian EthicsFriedrich Schleiermacher, James M. BrandtWestminster John Knox Press / 2010 / Trade Paperback$6.99 Retail:
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David P. Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University. One of the most prominent figures in Christian ethics today, he is the author of several books, including Kingdom Ethics: Following Jesus in Contemporary Context and The Sacredness of Human Life: Why an Ancient Biblical Vision Is Key to the World's Future.
Isaac B. Sharp is a PhD candidate in Christian Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York.
-Lisa Sowle Cahill,
J. Donald Monan Professor of Theology, Boston College
Focusing on the reemergence of an evangelical social conscience in the United States since World War II, this Reader will serve as a vital reference point for naming and framing how this fissiparous and influential part of the American religious landscape has thought about the proper ordering of social and political relations. For the growing body of evangelicals committed to 'making a difference' in the world, this text is a key resource for understanding their own intellectual inheritance. For external observers, the book will dispel often unexamined assumptions about all evangelicals having atavistic, theocratic tendencies.
Professor of Theological Ethics and Senior Fellow, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke Divinity School, Duke University
Evangelical Ethics: A Reader offers an important window into the breadth and variety of evangelical voices speaking on a number of issues. For those who may think evangelicals are narrow and parochial in moral emphases, the chapters in this volume will be a delightful surprise. The contributors open up our moral horizons by addressing a variety of social ethical issues, such as race, nationalism, poverty, social justice, and immigration, informed by ways of reading Scripture, and engaging in theological reflection, with important implications for social ethical engagement for all Christians. This volume is a welcomed addition to the Library of Theological Ethics.
-Wyndy Corbin Reuschling,
Professor of Ethics and Theology, Ashland Theological Seminary