Pocket Dictionary of Ethics (Ivp Pocket Reference Series)
The IVP Pocket Reference Series was designed for students, pastors and other busy people who want an aid to formal or informal study. Informative, clear, brief and affordable, the books included in this series will become your constant companion as...
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The IVP Pocket Reference Series was designed for students, pastors and other busy people who want an aid to formal or informal study. Informative, clear, brief and affordable, the books included in this series will become your constant companion as you tackle the study of biblical languages, church history, apologetics, contemporary religions, ethics, theology and more! From IVP.
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Stanley J. Grenz and Jay T. Smith define more than 300 terms related to Christian ethics, including ideas, issues, positions, thinkers, schools and specialties.
Ethics is as old as the city-state and as new as cyberspace. Guided by the wagon tracks of moral tradition, it nevertheless rides the cutting edge of science and technology. Increasingly it is moving into the corner offices of law, business, medicine, science and technology.But few of us arrive in our first ethics class--or take our seat on an ethics committee--with a grip on the range of ideas and thinkers, perspectives and pitfalls that make up this ancient conversation about what is good and right and moral. We may feel like college math students who slipped through high school without learning algebra.The Pocket Dictionary of Ethics is a convenient boost to help you catch up.Among the 300 definitions provided by Stanley J. Grenz and Jay T. Smith are- terms, from altruism to virtue- issues, from animal rights to war- ethicists, from Saint Augustine to Peter Singer- perspectives, from Aristotelianism to utilitarianism- marketplace specialties, from advertising to technological ethicsNot only does this brief and convenient reference book take you where your desktop dictionary was not designed to go, it doubles as your basic A-to-Z survey or refresher course in ethics.
Jay T. Smith (Ph.D. Trinity College, University of Bristol, Jay T. Smith (Ph.D. Trinity College, University of Bristol, Dmin. Carey Theological College) is the Senior Pastor of BozDmin. Carey Theological College) is the Senior Pastor of Bozeman First Baptist Church and Principal of the Montana Centreman First Baptist Church and Principal of the Montana Centre for Faith, Adventure and the Arts. e for Faith, Adventure and the Arts. C
Stanley J. Grenz (1950-2005) received his D.Theol. at the University of Munich, where completed his dissertation under the supervision of Wolfhart Pannenberg. Grenz worked within the local church context as a youth director, assistant pastor and pastor, in addition he preached and lectured in numerous churches, colleges, universities and seminaries in North America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. From 1990 until his unexpected death, Grenz held the position of Pioneer McDonald Professor of Baptist Heritage, Theology and Ethics at Carey Theological College and at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. Grenz wrote or co-authored twenty-five books, the most recent of which is Rediscovering the Triune God: The Trinity in Contemporary Theology (2004). His other books include The Social God and the Relational Self: A Trinitarian Theology of the Imago Dei (Westminster John Knox), Beyond Foundationalism: Shaping Theology in a Postmodern Context(with John R. Franke; Westminster John Knox), The Moral Quest: Foundations of Christian Ethics (IVP), A Primer on Postmodernism (Eerdmans), Women in the Church: A Biblical Theology of Women in Ministry (with Denise Muir Kjesbo; IVP), Revisioning Evangelical Theology: A Fresh Agenda for the 21st Century (IVP), and The Millennial Maze: Sorting Out Evangelical Options (IVP).
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