The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics
"The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics" presents a comprehensive and systematic exposition of Christian ethics, seen through the lens of Christian worship. ^An innovative exposition of Christian ethics, seen through the lens of Christian worship. ^Challenges conventional approaches to the subject. ^Restores a sense of the integral connection between Christian ethics and theology. ^Stanley Hauerwas is one of the most influential figures in Christian ethics around the world. ^Embraces contributors from the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian, Mennonite and Pentecostal traditions. ^Designed to be accessible to introductory students. ^Will have a major impact on the discipline of Christian ethics.
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About "The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics"
Meet the Author
Stanley Hauerwas (Ed)
Stanley Hauerwas (Ph.D.,Yale University) is the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke University. He is the author of many books, including Performing the Faith, The Peaceable Kingdom; With the Grain of the Universe; A Better Hope; Christian Existence Today.
His book, A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic, was selected as one of the 100 most important books on religion of the 20th century. Dr. Hauerwas recently authored Matthew (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible), and The State of the University: Academic Knowledges and the Knowledge of God, (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2007).
Table Of Contents
- List Of Contributors. Preface. Part I: Practising Studying Ethics Through Worship:. 1.christian Ethics As Informed Prayer: Stanley Hauerwas (duke University) And Samuel Wells (duke University). 2. The Gift Of The Church And The Gifts God Gives It: Stanley Hauerwas And Samuel Wells. 3. Why Christian Ethics Was Invented: Stanley Hauerwas And Samuel Wells. 4.how The Church Managed Before There Was Ethics: Stanley Hauerwas And Samuel Wells. Part Ii: Meeting God And One Another:. 5. Gathering: Worship, Imagination And Formation: Philip Kenneson (milligan College, Tennessee). 6. Greeting: Beyond Racial Reconciliation: Emmanuel Katongole (university Of The Martyres, Uganda And Duke University). 7. Naming The Risen Lord: Embodied Discipleship And Masculinity: Amy Laura Hall (duke University). 8. Being Reconciled: Penitence, Punishment And Worship: John Berkman (catholic University Of America, Washington, Dc). 9. Praising In Song: Beauty And The Arts: Kevin J. Vanhoozer (trinity Evangelical School Of Theology, Illinois). 10. Collecting Praise: Global Culture Industries: Michael L. Budde (de Paul University, Illinois). Part Iii: Re-encountering The Story:. 11. Reading The Scriptures: Rehearsing Identity, Practicing Character: Jim Fodor (saint Bonaventure College, New York). 12. Listening: Authority And Obedience: Scott Bader-saye (university Of Scranton, Pennsylvania). 13. Proclaiming Naming And Describing: Charles Pinches (university Of Scranton, Pennsylvania). 14. Deliberating: Justice And Liberation: Daniel M. Bell (lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, South Carolina). 15. Discerning: Politics And Reconciliation: William T. Cavanaugh (university Of Saint Thomas, Minnesota). 16. Confessing The Faith: Reasoning In Tradition: Nicholas Adams (university Of Edinburgh). Part Iv: Being Embodied:. 17. Prayer: Poverty: Kelly S. Johnson (university Of Dayton, Ohio). 18. Interceding: Giving Grief To Management: Michael Hanby (baylor University). 19. Being Baptised: Bodies And Abortion: Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt (loyola College Of Baltimore, Maryland). 20. Becoming One Body: Health Care And Cloning: M. Therese Lysaught (university Of Dayton, Ohio). 21. Becoming One Flesh: Marriage, Remarriage And Sex: David Matzko Mccarthy (st Mary's College, Maryland). 22. Sharing Peace: Discipline And Trust: Paul J. Wadell (st Norbert's College, Wisconsin). Part V: Re-enacting The Story:. 23. Offering: Treasuring The Creation: Ben Quash (university Of Cambridge). 24. Participating: Working Toward Worship:rusty Reno (creighton University, Nebraska). 25. Remembering: Offering Our Gifts: D. Stephen Long And Tripp York (garrett-evangelica Theological Seminary, Illinois). 26. Invoking: Globalization And Power:timothy Jarvis Gorringe (university Of Exeter). 27. Breaking Bread: Peace And War: Gerald W. Schlabach (university Of Saint Thomas, Minnesota). 28. Receiving Communion: Euthanasia, Suicide, And Letting Die: Carol Bailey Stoneking (high Point University, North Carolina). 29. Sharing Communion: Hunger, Food, And Gm Foods: Robert Song (university Of Durham). 30. Eating Together: Friendship And Homosexuality: Joel James Shuman (king's College, Pennsylvania). 31. Being Silent: Time In The Spirit: Michael S. Northcott (university Of Edinburgh). 32. Being Thankful: Parenting The Mentally Disabled: Hans S. Reinders (vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands). 33. Washing Feet: Preparation Forservice: Mark Thiessen Nation (eastern Mennonite Seminary, Virginia). Part Vi: Being Commissioned:. 34. Being Blessed: Wealth, Property And Theft: Stephen Fowl (loyola College, Maryland). 35. Bearing Fruit: Conception, Children And The Family: Joseph L. Mangina (wycliffe Seminary, Canada). 36. Being Sent: Witness: Michael G. Cartwright (university Of Indianapolis). 37 Afterword: Rowan Williams (archbishop Of Canterbury). Index