This book brings together leading theologians and ethicists to explore the neglected relationship between Christology and ethics. The contributors to this volume work to overcome the tendency toward disciplinary xenophobia, considering such questions as these: ^^What is the relation...
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This book brings together leading theologians and ethicists to explore the neglected relationship between Christology and ethics. The contributors to this volume work to overcome the tendency toward disciplinary xenophobia, considering such questions as these:
^^What is the relation between faithful teaching about the reality of Christ and teaching faithfulness to the way of Christ?
^How is christological doctrine related to theological judgments about normative human agency?
^With renewed attention and creative reformulation, they argue, we can discover fresh ways of tending to these perennial questions.
^"This collection of essays does not offer the definitive guide for charting, much less explicating, the relation between Christology and ethics, nor was it intended to be such a map. Rather, collectively these essays identify some landmarks along an expansive horizon that may suggest some areas for future exploration."
^ from the epilogue
Jan-Olav Henriksen, Lois Malcolm, F. LeRon Shults, Kathryn Tanner, J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, Bernd Wannenwetsch, Brent Waters and John Webster^
F. LeRon Shults is professor of theology and philosophy at the University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway. He is the author of several books, including Christology and Science, Reforming the Doctrine of God, and Reforming Theological Anthropology: After the Philosophical Turn to Relationality. Brent Waters is Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, and the author of This Mortal Flesh: Incarnation and Bioethics and From Human to Posthuman: Christian Theology and Technology in a Postmodern World.
F. LeRon Shults (Ph.D., Princeton University; Ph.D., Walden University) is professor of theology at Agder University in Kristiansand, Norway, and the author of several books, including Reforming the Doctrine of God, Reforming Theological Anthropology and has co-authored the award winning books The Faces of Forgiveness: Searching for Wholeness and Salvation, The Holy Spirit and Transforming Spirituality: Integrating Theology and Psychology.
Brent Waters (D.Phil., University of Oxford; D.Min., School of Theology at Claremont ) is Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, where he also directs the Jerre L. and Mary Joy Center for Ethics and Values.
He is the author of some ground breaking material including Reproductive Technology: Towardes a Theology of Procreative Stewardship (Darton, Longman and Todd, 2001); God and the Embryo: Religious Voices on Cloning and Stem Cell Research ( co-ed. wtih Ronald Cole-Turner: Georgetown University Press, 2003); From Human to Posthuman: Christian Theology and Technology in a Postmodern World (Ashgate, 2006); The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought (Oxford University Press, 2007) and most recently This Mortal Flesh: Incarnation and Bioethics (Brazos, 2009).
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