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Historicism and constructive Christian ethics

Historicism and constructive Christian ethics

a critical comparison of the ethics of Stanley Hauerwas and Thomas Ogletree

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hauerwas, Stanley, 1940-,
  • Ogletree, Thomas W.,
  • Christian ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donald M. Braxton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 94/2606 (B)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 262 leaves
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1241667M
    LC Control Number94628406

    This is an interdisciplinary study which constructs a dialogue between biblical interpretation and systematic theology. It examines how far a reading of the Book of Revelation might either support or question the work of leading theologians Wolfhart Pannenberg and Jürgen Moltmann on the theology of history, exploring the way in which the author of Revelation uses the dimensions of space and Cited by:   Brent Sockness is an associate professor of religious studies at Stanford. As a current fellow at the Humanities Center, he is completing a book about the ethical thought of the German Protestant theologian Ernst Troeltsch (). His teaching and research focus on the philosophy of religion and intellectual history of Christianity in the modern period.

      The Desire of the Nations is a serious book to which anyone interested in questions of theology and politics must attend.' The Review of Politics 'There are real insights on almost every page into the history of politics and religion and the book is written with great confidence and certainty.'/5(7). Chapter Marx’s Sociological Determinism has only eight pages, starting with a somewhat melodramatic blast at the enemies of the open society who penetrated the humanitarian under cover of various “trojan horses” such as Plato’s idea of (totalitarian) justice, the Christian authoritarianism of the middle ages, and Rousseau’s theory.

    Few economists have addressed the relation between economic ethics and Christian doctrine as thoroughly as Frank Knight, who argued powerfully in many works that “a specifically Christian ethic only addresses the personal relations between individuals, whereas maxims for a genuinely social ethic must take the form of impersonal rules and that.   F ew dispute that Alasdair MacIntyre is one of the most important philosophers of our time. That reputation, however, does him little good. It is as though, quite apart from the man, there exists a figure called Alasdair MacIntyre whose position you know whether or not you have read him—and whose name has become a specter that haunts all attempts to provide constructive moral and political.


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