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Ethics

AT HOME IN A STRANGE LAND

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The Old Testament is a problem for many Christians. Some find it puzzling, or even offensive; others seem to glibly misuse it for their own ends. There are few resources aimed at enabling ordinary Christians to understand the OT and use it in their lives as followers of Jesus. The author outlines some of the problems that ordinary Christians face in reading the Old Testament as part of Christian Scripture and provides a framework for interpreting the Old Testament and using it in Christian ethics.
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AT HOME IN A STRANGE LAND

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The Old Testament is a problem for many Christians. Some find it puzzling, or even offensive; others seem to glibly misuse it for their own ends. There are few resources aimed at enabling ordinary Christians to understand the OT and use it in their lives as followers of Jesus.

In this book At Home in a Strange Land: Using the Old Testament in Christian Ethics, Andrew Sloane seeks to address this need. He outlines some of the problems that ordinary Christians face in reading the Old Testament as part of Christian Scripture and provides a framework for interpreting the Old Testament and using it in Christian ethics. He identifies some of the key biblical texts of both the Old Testament and the New Testament that both inform Christian ethics and challenge us to live as God's people. Using the paradigm of learning to travel in unfamiliar places, Sloane seeks to equip the reader with tools for understanding many of the puzzling and difficult passages found in the Old Testament. In sum, the book aims to "rehabilitate" the Old Testament for ordinary, even skeptical, twenty-first century Christians.

While many of the issues have been covered elsewhere, there is very little that seeks to bring together questions of interpretation and "ethical application" in one book aimed at lay people. The book would also be valuable in a college course on Christian ethics.

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January 15, 2009

Bearing True Witness: Truthfulness in Christian Practice

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If proclaiming the gospel is at root a matter of telling the truth about the way things are, then Christian witnesses are paradigmatic truth-tellers. In Bearing True Witness Craig Hovey engages modern theology, philosophy, and ethics -- including the work of Nietzsche, Foucault, and MacIntyre -- to consider how Christians see, recognize, embrace, and faithfully bear witness to the truth of Jesus Christ.
Hovey argues that when the church faithfully declares to the world that salvation is in Christ, that the world belongs to him, and that his works are good, it is essentially an ethical action. Moreover, he says, when Christians have the courage to speak honestly about the reality of God and divine truth, their witness becomes a force capable of challenging and overcoming worldly injustices and abuses of power.
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July 26, 2011

CHRISTIAN ETHICS

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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. He begins with 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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December 1, 1999

Christian Ethics & Moral Philosophy an Introduction to Issues & Approaches

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This introductory textbook presents Christian philosophical and theological approaches to ethics. Combining their expertise in philosophy and theology, the authors explain the beliefs, values, and practices of various Christian ethical viewpoints, addressing biblical teachings as well as traditional ethical theories that contribute to informed moral decision-making. Each chapter begins with Words to Watch and includes a relevant case study on a vexing ethical issue, such as caring for the environment, human sexuality, abortion, capital punishment, war, and euthanasia. End-of-chapter reflection questions, illustrations, and additional information tables are also included.
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December 4, 2018

Christian Ethics an Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning

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What does the Bible teach about how to live in today's world?

Best-selling author and professor Wayne Grudem distills over forty years of teaching experience into a single volume aimed at helping readers apply a biblical worldview to difficult ethical issues, including wealth and poverty, marriage and divorce, birth control, abortion, euthanasia, homosexuality, business practices, environmental stewardship, telling the truth, knowing God's will, understanding Old Testament laws, and more.

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July 31, 2018

Church in Babylon Heeding the Call to Be a Light in the Darkness

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How do we live faithfully in a country becoming more and more hostile to our faith in Christ?

Like the Israelites in Babylon, we must find a way to maintain our faith in the midst of a pagan culture. But that requires we answer two crucial questions:

  • How did we get here?
  • How do we prepare for the dark and difficult days ahead?
  • In The Church in Babylon, Dr. Lutzer answers both of these questions. He will walk you through the many parallels between the church in America and God's people in Babylon, and embolden you to be a gospel witness. You'll be encouraged not to compromise your faith even when under constant pressure from all corners of society. And more than all this you will have a fresh encounter with Jesus Christ, as you consider the biblical role of those in exile.

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    CONSOLATIONS OF THEOLOGY

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    Inspired by Alain de Botton's bestselling Consolations of Philosophy, this volume shows how theology can be of practical value to every believer. The great theologians in the history of the church have always found that theology affords genuine comfort in the face of life's difficulties. In The Consolations of Theology Brian Rosner and other practical theologians present a compelling blend of biography and theology that profoundly addresses the perennial human problems of anger, obsession, despair, anxiety, disappointment, and pain.
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    April 29, 2008

    Designed for Good Recovering the Idea Language & Practice of Virtue

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    Kevin J. Brown s Designed for Good is a study of classical virtue
    ethics from a Christian perspective. This book shows Christians
    that their faith contains resources to help them recover the
    idea of virtue in the face of our modern moral bewilderment.


    Although we may not realize it, we live in a world that is full of
    competing ethical systems. Appeals to rights, personal freedom,
    or even equality often come with their own meta-values. Each
    of these values has something in common with the Christian
    message, but none of them tells the whole story.


    In this Christian take on classical virtue ethics, Brown weaves in
    modern-day examples from economics, politics, and pop culture
    to create a relevant framework that relates faith to contemporary
    ethical questions. Brown argues that true virtue the kind we can
    actually strive for in our day-to-day lives requires a holistic vision
    of the good life, not a list of rules determined by our preferences
    or the latest market trends. Instead, it is precisely what we were
    designed for by our Creator: life in the community of Christ s body,
    the church. Virtue then becomes the pursuit of wholeness in
    harmony with God s design.


    Brown introduces the problem of modern ethics and analyzes
    common meta-values that readers will likely have encountered in
    their workplaces, schools, and possibly even churches. Readers will
    especially resonate with the second half of the book, where Brown
    outlines the foundations of the holistic, Christian concept of virtue:
    to act justly, and love mercy, and walk humbly with your God.


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    September 1, 2016

    DOCTRINE OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

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    The third volume of Frame's Theology of Lordship series, this book focuses on biblical ethics, presenting a method for ethical decision-making, an analysis of biblical ethical teaching focusing on the Ten Commandments, and a discussion of the relation of Christ to human culture.
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    June 6, 2008

    Doing the Right Thing

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    According to author Scott B. Rae in Doing the Right Thing, our culture is in an ethical mess because we've neglected moral training and education. This book proposes that there is such a thing as moral truth, that it can be known, and that it can be put into practice.

    Looking specifically at the areas of medicine, the marketplace, public life, education, and the family, Rae shows how foundational ethical principles can guide you in making moral day-to-day decisions. Informed by Scripture and calling for a renewed understanding of the importance of the Christian faith in moral training, Doing the Right Thing issues a call for cultivated virtue that can bring about both better lives and a better society.

    You will find yourself examining the ways in which ethical and character issues relate to your life. As a result, you will be better equipped to promote virtue in your own spheres of influence and the culture at large.

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    November 26, 2013

    Future of Christian Theology NR

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    The Future of Christian Theology represents a personal manifesto from one of the world's leading theologians, exploring the ways Christian theology in the twenty-first century has been, and can now continue to be, both creative and wise.

  • Represents an outstanding and engaging account of the task of theology today
  • Offers an insightful description of what makes for discerning and creative theology.
  • Written from the perspective of decades of experience, and in close dialogue with theologians of other faiths
  • Features a strong interfaith and public theology dimension, and a contemporary portrait of the field from the inside
  • A hopeful and illuminating search for wisdom and understanding in the increasingly complex religious and secular world of the twenty-first century.
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    February 18, 2011