Selections From Friedrich Schleiermacher's Christian Ethics (Library Of Theological Ethics Series)
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Brandt presents important selections from German theologian Schleiermacher's Christian Ethics, a work that moves beyond formal matters to offer a comprehensive analysis of ethical issues, including what constitutes moral action for individuals in relation to the family, the state, the school, the church, and society. This edition also includes James Brandt's in-depth introductory essay, describing the role of Christian Ethics in Schleiermacher's overall corpus, its place in the history of Christian ethical reflection, and its structure and character.
Meet the Authors
Friedrich Schleiermacher was an influencial German theologian and philosopher known for his impressive attempt to reconcile the criticisms of the Enlightenment with traditional Protestant orthodoxy. His work also forms part of the foundation of the modern field of hermeneutics.
James M. Brandt is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology and Director of Contextual Education at St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Missouri.