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God, Humans, and Animals: An Invitation to Enlarge Our Moral

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I wonder whether they who send missionaries to the heathen ever read the daily papers. Continuing along this road, Lehmann goes on to ask about the specific, concrete content of the politics of God. When they come into conflict, a scale is used to determine which option to go with. I realize that the internet can consume time that should be invested elsewhere: family, church, work responsibilities, and other activities that make for a well rounded life.

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Taming Your Private Thoughts

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They are what Geisler calls (in Ethics: Options and Issues--Grand Rapids, Baker, 1989) unqualified absolutism, conflicting absolutism, and graded absolutism. If we look at the biblical symbols we find it is the vision of Isaiah 58:6-9, where the rich share their bread with the hungry. An excellent example of this would be our concern for the integrity of the environment within which we and all of humankind — including future generations — live. Even a good employee or boss to the people you know personally in the company.

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Losing the Bond with God: Sexual Addiction and Evangelical

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Second Formulation- "always treat humanity, whether in yourself or other people as an end in itself and never as a means."- used stem cell research debate - According to Wadell, why is happiness an appropriate topic for ethics? o "Investigating the nature of authentic happiness is a fitting subject for ethics because happiness is the one thing everyone seeks." "Human beings are naturally seekers of happiness; it is our most powerful desire." (page 2) Why is learning ethical theories and rules and studying controversial moral issues insufficient for moral education? o "Learning principles and rules, being conversant with a variety of traditions and theories, and being skilled in addressing controversial moral issues are all crucial elements of moral education.

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Love, Human and Divine: The Heart of Christian Ethics (Moral

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If this were not the case, much of our normal use of language would be morally wrong. Authentic Transformation: A New Vision of Christ and Culture. Nature Reborn: The Ecological and Cosmic Promise of Christian Theology. ISBN: 978-0300164299 $13* MacIntyre, Alasdair. He spent three and half years leading by example on how to make disciples. Benign selfishness (really unselfishness) argues that seeking the good of society really maximizes our selfish desires because (among other things) it promotes a safe environment.

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Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics

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Such an �empirical� starting point is necessary for a contextual ethic. However, it is my view that this is an unfortunate element of subjectivity based on the fall of mankind which good hermeneutics are designed to minimize. Again, it is important to know your state’s laws on privileged communication. A Christian-prophetic interpretation of life is at a disadvantage in periods when the total dimensions of life are obscured by specific perils and immediate possibilities. But it is to say that decisions and principles for making them grow out of a history, or as Hauerwas would put it, a narrative, which is more about what kind of people we are than about particular acts.

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Solidarity Ethics: Transformation in a Globalized World

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Wayne Grudem [241] Christian Ethics: Introduction to the Ten Commandments and Commandment 1 - No other gods - Dr. Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it? Dan Doriani [Lecture 13] -Seventh Commandment - Part 2 - Marriage and Family — Dr. Although established religion continued for some time in most of Europe, religion no longer served its earlier function." -- "... The Bible includes the Jewish Scriptures of the Old Testament, so the moral foundations laid down in Judaism are upheld in Christianity.

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Killing in Defence of Private Property: Development of a

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He was a visiting fellow at the Center of Theological Inquiry, the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale, the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton and the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard. The portrait artist, on the other hand, will falsify, unduly accentuate, and select physiognamic details in order to present his vision of the transcendent unity and spirit of the personality. It is by virtue of tiboa that the notion of self-sanctioning in moral conduct becomes intelligible.

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Anxious about Empire: Theological Essays on the New Global

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So we ask ourselves whether it is possible to be a Christian without believing in god, and the answer I came to for myself is that being a non-theistic Christian is not only possible, it is necessary for those of us who find the life and teachings of Jesus attractive and compelling as a guide for life but who have difficulty with the concept of god as understood in traditional Christian theology. In the past, hypnosis has been used illicitly for bellicose aims: not just for political propaganda, but also for so-called 'brainwashing' or as a substitute for 'truth serum'.

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The Spiritual Conferences

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Staggering in its implications, however, is the fact that long-lived actinides such as plutonium 239 will not decay to safe levels for 250,000 years. Certainly it would agree that omniscience is necessary if any ethical thinking is to be confident. No matter how much sympathy one has with, say, a Catholic stand against contraception, if a rational argument adduced in favour of that stand is flawed, the argument fails to support it, and it fails, moreover, to support the claim that the Catholic stand against contraception is rationally based.

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Ministry at the Margins: The Prophetic Mission of Women,

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Only such a faith can outlast the death of old cultures and the birth of new civilizations, and yet deal in terms of moral responsibility with the world in which cultures and civilizations engage in struggles of death and life. 1. Rasmussen, “The Uses of the Bible in Christian Ethics,” Bible and Ethics in Christian Life, pp. 104-23. For instance, we have cases of doctors who have refused to prescribe the morning after pill, because they believe it will terminate a human life.... [tags: professional vs personal ethics] Advantages to a Rigorous Approach to Environmental Virtue Ethics - A good ethical theory requires both logical rigor and intuitive appeal to provide an effective tool for understanding what is right and what is wrong.

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