Strange Virtues: Ethics in a Multicultural World

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.97 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I have neglected to make a few important announcements in this space. To make valid statistical conclusions large numbers of patients have to be randomly selected from those willing to take part in the trials and those who, with hindsight, fall into the most or least successful groups do so by chance. Its method is to begin with this human existence as a fact without any ready-made ...
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The Welcoming Congregation: Roots and Fruits of Christian

Henry G. Brinton Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It's a serious thing to be a wakeful shepherd of a flock that has sheep that are forever going astray. I didn't know this lady from Adam, and she says, "well, did lightning hit your roof or did it hit your spouting? Your morality is what makes you a good wife or husband, dad or mother. Maryknoll NY: Orbis Books, 1995. _________. Curran Christian love as reachin...
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Why Be Normal? A Creative Study of the Sermon on the Mount

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Christians believe that people have fallen into sin, and that people are therefore born with a tendency to sin rather than do good. But that is not the same thing as saying that the rules are invented or decided by fiat of some external agency. Yet they differ in mode of administration” (Institutes II.10.2, cited in Karlberg, p. 16). Situation ethics does not aim at what is good o...
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Animals as Religious Subjects: Transdisciplinary

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.11 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Third, as far as possible privacy should be respected; he sees a value in allowing people what would nowadays be called their personal space. Sternberg, "The New Psychology of Love", Yale University Press, New Haven, London ©2006, page 8. Every one of these achievements in the realm of justice is logically related, on the one hand, to the most minimal standards of justice, and on t...
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City of Desires - a Place for God?: Practical theological

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF There is a complex pattern that we might call ‘an honor-loop’ (see Mikalson, Honor Thy Gods). It does not establish a connection with the horizontal points of a political or social ethic or with the diagonals which a prudential individual ethic draws between the moral ideal and the facts of a given situation. His own solution is that 'property should be private, but the use of it co...
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Faith Dilemmas for Marketplace Christians: A Resource for

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.22 MB Downloadable formats: PDF What is arraigned in the arraignment of the claims of Irish landlords is nothing less than the wide-spread institution of private property in land. Schrage, Wolfgang The Ethics of the New Testament. Modern European culture has stressed the value of economic equality rather than Liberty, and their governments unjustly enforce the principle. In writing this book, Barnette had a spec...
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Mennonites and Classical Theology: Dogmatic Foundations for

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.10 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Levinas studied under Husserl, and knew Heidegger, whose work he first embraced and then rejected. What is meant is that the Bible is a record of God’s self-disclosure in history. Kelly 304 vi Contents 22 Hypnosis and general anaesthesia Aureliano Pacciolla, translated by Bernard Hoose Index 317 331 vii The contributors Charles E. A call to serious and careful study is needed every...
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The Struggle

Steve Gerali Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.61 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The Scriptures make it clear that sexual intimacy is not something to be entered into lightly. (See the ATQ article Why Shouldn’t Sex Be Casual? ) Because the natural design of sexual intimacy is to mold two individual people in their physical, emotional, and spiritual entirety into “one flesh,” the uncommitted sexual intimacy of two single people can never be like th...
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Augustine on Evil

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.97 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In any event, theologians have often found it difficult to be consistent, either in their proclaimed trust in, or in their clear distrust of, the use of reason in ethics. The two most revolutionary features of Aldo Leopold’s land ethic are: (1) the shift in emphasis from the individual to the community of life, and (2) the shift in emphasis from human beings to nature. His ethical p...
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The Mystery of Pain: A Book for the Sorrowful 1905

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.15 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Since the Bible does not list masturbation among sexual sins, and since it is probably the sexual practice most easily at hand for a majority of human beings on the planet, it seems reasonable to conclude that biblical authors were not too worried about it. From another point of view, what is that absolute value that so constrains our race? Most American moralists, and some European...
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