Christian Ethics: An Essential Guide (Abingdon Essential Guides)
Brand: Abingdon Press

Christian Ethics: An Essential Guide (Abingdon Essential Guides)

  • Publish Date: 1999-12-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Robin W. Lovin

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In this excellent outline of Christian ethics, Robin W. Lovin achieves a balance between the questions and issues which form the core of the study of ethics and the life situations from which those questions arise.

Eschewing a sectarian approach which dismisses other understandings of the moral life, Lovin nonetheless lays claim to a specifically Christian understanding of ethics. Hebeginswith basic Christian convictions about the reality of God and human redemption and weaves these convictions into the fabric of moral concerns that are widely shared in contemporary society. He takes note of the problems that arise when Christians try to act on or enforce their convictions in a pluralistic society and recognizes the variety of theological and moral beliefs that are held within the Christian community, as well as in the wider society.


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