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Love's Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love

M. Jamie Ferreira

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130256
eISBN:
9780199834181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130251.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This commentary on Søren Kierkegaard's Works of Love (1847), a series of 15 deliberations on the love commandment (to love one's neighbor as oneself), argues that Works of Love provides resources for ... More


A Summit Observed

John Wilkins

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

John Wilkins observes that the Resurrection Summit, as the essays in this book show, was concerned to do much more than simply offer a riposte to the reductionist conclusions of the Jesus Seminar. ... More


Christian Moral Realism: Natural Law, Narrative, Virtue, and the Gospel

Rufus Black

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270201
eISBN:
9780191683947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270201.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book describes the shape of a Christian ethic that arises from a conversation between contemporary accounts of natural law theory, narrative, and virtue ethics; and an insistence that any ... More


What makes Christian ethics Christian?

Rufus Black

in Christian Moral Realism: Natural Law, Narrative, Virtue, and the Gospel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270201
eISBN:
9780191683947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270201.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter elucidates Oliver O'Donovan's central epistemological claim for what makes an ethic Christian. It notes that this epistemological assertion is a two-edged challenge that issues forth ... More


Ambrose: De Officiis: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (Two Volume Set)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199245789
eISBN:
9780191601453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245789.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

De officiis, by Ambrose of Milan (c. 339–397), is one of the most important texts of Latin Patristic literature, and a major work of early Christian ethics. Modelled on the De officiis ... More


Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

Richard Harries and Stephen Platten (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571833
eISBN:
9780191722264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When Barack Obama praised the writings of philosopher theologian Reinhold Niebuhr in the run up to the 2008 US Presidential Elections, he joined a long line of top politicians who closely engaged ... More


Transformation Ethics: The Moral Implications of the Resurrection

Brian V. Johnstone

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

With the death of Jesus, his resurrection is at the centre of the Christian kerygma. The resurrection ought, therefore, be at the centre of Moral Theology and Christian Ethics. However, this has not ... More


The Hastening that Waits: Karl Barth's Ethics

Nigel Biggar

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264576
eISBN:
9780191682728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264576.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book offers a fresh and up-to-date account of the ethical thought of one of the 20th century's greatest theologians: Karl Barth. The book seeks to recover Barth's ethics from some widespread ... More


Radical Orthodoxy's Critique of Niebuhr

Ben Quash

in Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571833
eISBN:
9780191722264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Reinhold Niebuhr's ‘Christian realism’ was in significant part a rejection of the pacifism and optimism of the Social Gospel movement in the United States. Even though Niebuhr had initially been ... More


The Story and the Mission

John G. Stackhouse

in Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173581
eISBN:
9780199851683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173581.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines biblical views on Christian ethics. It suggests that to obey fully the creation commandments is to live in the Kingdom of God and that Jesus Christ's proclamation of the arrival ... More


‘Is’, ‘ought’ and theological ethics

Rufus Black

in Christian Moral Realism: Natural Law, Narrative, Virtue, and the Gospel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270201
eISBN:
9780191683947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270201.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter brings into focus the discussion about the renewal of Christian ethics participated in by three figures namely: Stanlely Hauerwas, one of the most influential Christian ethicists; ... More


Christians in Big Business Leadership Between the Wars

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Before World War I, it has been widely accepted by the church and the business sector that religion and business did not mix. However for others like the Quakers, business can be given up in exchange ... More


Teaching for Social Justice in the Engaged Classroom: The Intersection of Jesuit and Feminist Moral Philosophies

Karen L. Slattery, Ana C. Garner, Joyce M. Wolburg, and Lynn H. Turner

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter weaves together the threads related to social justice, Christian ethics, and the ethic of care. In the process, it establishes a framework within which to interrogate feminist and Jesuit ... More


Climate Debt, White Privilege, and Christian Ethics as Political Theology

Cynthia D. Moe-Lobeda

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Few of Earth’s goods are more deeply common goods serving the common good(s) than the Earth’s atmosphere. We human creatures—as all creatures—hold in common our need for it. Jeopardizing it puts all ... More


The Renewal of the Mind: Foundations for Christian Ethics in Paul

Oswald Bayer and Jeff Cayzer

in Freedom in Response

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249091
eISBN:
9780191697807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249091.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses Christian ethics. Christian ethics determine what conforms to God’s character and what does not. It is inseparable from theology because it is grounded in the character of God. ... More


True to Values

Mark Robert Rank

in One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195101683
eISBN:
9780199894048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101683.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter takes up the issue of values. The goal of reducing poverty is consistent, and in fact critical, to the realization of two core sets of values held in high esteem by the majority of ... More


Language

KEN HIRSCHKOP

in Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159612
eISBN:
9780191673641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159612.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Bakhtin believed that the structure of language reflected the precepts of Christian ethics. He saw in language the substance of ethical life. The history of language was the history of social life. ... More


Introduction

NIGEL BIGGAR

in The Hastening that Waits: Karl Barth's Ethics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264576
eISBN:
9780191682728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264576.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion on the lack of attention given to the ethical thought of Karl Barth. It then sets out the purpose of the book, which is to correct certain ... More


Conclusion

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This concluding chapter argues that the twentieth century was indeed a period of extraordinary and sustained Christian growth in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia. Yet it also witnessed a serious ... More


“First Be Reconciled”: Restorative Justice and Deliberative Democracy

William R. O’Neill

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bill O’Neill offers a provocative philosophical and theological reflection on the ‘moral squint’ of restorative justice—which he links tightly with the Catholic Social Teaching—in deliberative ... More


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