Cosmic Commons: Spirit, Science, and Space

John Hart Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.68 MB Downloadable formats: PDF He has definite standards of behavior that he wishes us to fulfill, and these standards are revealed in the Bible (p. 282). These goods are often at stake in sexual activity. James Peterson, Genetic Turning Points: The Ethics of Human Genetic Intervention, Eerdmans, 2001 Prophetic Christianity, on the other hand, demands the impossible; and by that very demand emphasiz...
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Six Great Ideas

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.97 MB Downloadable formats: PDF One must remember that Christ taught that even “eleventh hour” decisions can be crucial (Mt. 20:1-16). Is there a difference between morality and ethics? (I found myself asking this question a few days ago when directed by a friend to an article addressed to the business community. Additional free lesson materials are available on this website to enrich personal or group study of C...
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Morals on the Book of Job: Volume 2 (3 Volumes)

Saint Gregory the Great Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.96 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Eduard Schweizer, The Good News According to Matthew (London: SPCK, 1976), pp. 117—36; E. In that sense we cannot say, "The youth are already converted," for they must be converted every day again. Wiping away with her hand my filth, she succored me wearilessly by diverse means. Their religious story informs, enriches and shapes this basic perception. ...
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Progressive Conversations: Essays on Matters of Social

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.98 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Behind the myths are concealed the greatest realities, the original phenomena of the spiritual life. Or it may come from the scientific side in saying that the Bible teaches little or nothing when it speaks of the cosmos. If morality is dependent on religion, then we cannot hope to solve our problems, or resolve our differences of opinion about them, unless and in so far as we can a...
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Faith and Politics in America: From Jamestown to the Civil

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.16 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Christian morality does not assume that certain actions are inherently right or wrong, but looks for guidance from the scriptures. Paul said, “made the world and everything in it. .. and is not served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all men life and breath and everything” (Acts 17:24f), if such a God exists (and Ayn Rand offered no argument to ...
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God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics

C. S. Lewis Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.40 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This is my rule in all the churches (1 Cor. 7.17); "All things are lawful," but not all things are helpful. "All things are lawful," but not all things build up' (1 Cor. 10.23) B. Our IFI of .99 shows that the model fits the data very well. In fact, one could argue that it is theoretically and practically impossible that integrating individual selfishness can somehow ...
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Beyond the Modern Mind: The Spiritual and Ethical Challenge

Douglas C. Bowman Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.54 MB Downloadable formats: PDF According to many feminist philosophers, traditional morality is male-centered since it is modeled after practices that have been traditionally male-dominated, such as acquiring property, engaging in business contracts, and governing societies. Throughout the 500 years since Columbus’ first landfall in the Bahamas, the evangelist has walked beside the conqueror a...
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Riding the Wind: Liberation Ecology for a New Era

Peter Marshall Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.03 MB Downloadable formats: PDF But because the ultimate goal of the moral task is a Christ-like character, a transformed moral being, revelation of an infallible ethical theory will not do. As has often been remarked, the main problem with this approach is that of control, for the tendency will be to choose biblical analogues which support one's prior stance. The concern for human welfare may b...
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Tools and the Man: Property and Industry Under the Christian

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.59 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I would suggest that the recognition of the uniqueness of every person ultimately leads us to a fundamentally ethical question: must we accept the maxim that all human persons are fundamentally equal? Therefore morality and ethics cannot be separated from the various and meaningful cooperative human activities (i.e., practices) occurring in the various stories. Only when we find ot...
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The Dominion of Love: Animal Rights According to the Bible

Norm Phelps Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Thus it became necessary in some cases to develop criteria for determining that death had occurred, and these became known as 'brain-death' criteria. In the past year, how much have you thought about each of the following--a great deal, a fair amount, a little, or hardly any? - Something that applies in the same way to everybody, no matter what the situation, or Do yo...
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