The Doctrine of God and Theological Ethics
This book addresses an important topic and fills a major gap in developments in modern theology and Christian ethics. Significant treatments include Wolfhart Pannenberg's historical overview of the relationship between modernism and Christian faith, John Webster's meticulous analysis of Christian...
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This book addresses an important topic and fills a major gap in developments in modern theology and Christian ethics. Significant treatments include Wolfhart Pannenberg's historical overview of the relationship between modernism and Christian faith, John Webster's meticulous analysis of Christian theology's contribution to modern conceptions of conscience, J. L. O'Donovan's critique of liberal contractarian theory, and Alasdair MacIntyre's examination of the critical issues which Christianity raises for secular philosophy. Specially commissioned by the Editors, this study incorporates unpublished work by many international scholars of the highest standing, including Alasdair MacIntyre, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Stanley Hauerwas, John Webster, Miroslav Volf, Fergus Kerr and Oliver O'Donovan, as well as chapters by the Editors Michael Banner and Alan Torrance.
Addressing important topics in modern theology and Christian ethics, this title explores the views of Wolfhart Pannenberg, John Webster and J.L. O'Donovan in order to examine critical issues which Christianity raises for secular philosophy.
Michael Banner (D.Phil., Oxford) is an ordained Anglican priest, and is Dean of Trinity College, Cambridge having previous served as Director of the ESRC Genomics Research Program and F.D. Maurice Professor of Moral and Social Theology at King's College, London.
He has been active on various government commissions, from 1998 to 2006 he also chaired the Home Office's Animal Procedures Committee. He has been a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution and of the Agriculture and Environment Biotechnology Commission.
He is the author of The Justification of Science and The Rationality of Religious Belief (Oxford University Press, 1992); The Practice of Abortion: A Critique (Darton, Longman and Todd, 1999); Christian Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems (Cambridge University Press, 1999);The Doctrine of God and Theological Ethics, ed. Michael Banner and Alan Torrance (Continuum, 2006)and Christian Ethics: A Brief History (Wiley, 2009)
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Alan J. Torrance (Dr Theol (1.0, summa cum laude) University of Erlangen-Nurnberg) is Professor of Systematic Theology at St Mary College, The University of St Andrews, Scotland, he is the author of Persons in Communion: An Essay on Trinitarian Description and Human Participation, The Doctrine Of God and Theological Ethics (with Douglas Spanner), Gospel and Gender: A Trinitarian Engagement With Being Male and Female in Christ (Studies in Theology and Sexuality) with Douglas A. Campbell, and most recently Scripture's Doctrine and Theology's Bible: How the New Testament Shapes Christian Dogmatics with Markus Bockmuehl.
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- Introduction. Michael Banner And Alan Torrance; 1. Prolegomena To A Dogmatic Sexual Ethic. Michael Banner; 2. The Doctrine Of God And The Ultimate Meaning Of Human Life. Germain Grisez; 3. God's Commands And Moral Realism. John Hare; 4. The Truth About God: The Decalogue As Condition For Truthful Speech. Stanley Hauerwas; 5. Virtue Ethics And The Doctrine Of God According To Thomas Aquinas. Fergus Kerr; 6. What Has Christianity To Say To The Moral Philosopher? Alasdair Macintyre; 7. The Poverty Of Christ And Non-proprietary Community. Joan Lockwood O'donovan; 8. What Can Ethics Know About God? Oliver O'donovan; 9. Morality, Ethics And God. Wolfhart Pannenberg; 10. To Render Praise: Humanity In God's World. Murray Rae; 11. On Deriving 'ought' From 'is': Christ, Covenant And Koinonia. Alan Torrance; 12. 'the Trinity Is Our Social Programme': The Doctrine Of The Trinity And The Shape Of Social Engagement. Miroslav Volf; 13. God And Conscience. John Webster; Index