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Title: The Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics, 2nd ed
Author: Gill, Robin (ed)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2011
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521164832
Edition: 2nd Volumes: 1; Pages: 342
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In this second edition of the best-selling Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics, Robin Gill brings together twenty essays by leading experts, to provide a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics which is both authoritative and up to date. This volume boasts four entirely new chapters, while previous chapters and all bibliographies have been updated to reflect significant developments in the field over the last decade. Gill offers a superb overview of the subject, examining the scriptural bases of ethics as well as discussing Christian ethics in the context of contemporary issues, including war and the arms trade, social justice, ecology, economics, medicine and genetics. All of the contributors have a proven track record of balanced, comprehensive and comprehensible writing making this book an accessible and invaluable source not only for students in upper-level undergraduate courses, graduate students and teachers, but anyone interested in Christian ethics today.Table of ContentsPart I. The Grounds of Christian Ethics: 1. Making moral decisions Rowan Williams2. Moral traditions in eastern and western Christianity Robin W. Lovin3. The Old Testament and Christian ethics John Rogerson4. The Gospels and Christian ethics Allen Verhey5. The epistles and Christian ethics Stephen C. BartonPart II. Approaches to Christian Ethics: 6. Natural law and Christian ethics Stephen J. Pope7. Virtue ethics Jean Porter8. Gender and Christian ethics Lisa Sowle Cahill9. Liberation ethics Tim Gorringe10. Christian ethics in Asia Peniel Rajkumar11. Christian ethics: a Jewish perspective Ronald M. Green12. Other faiths and Christian ethics Gavin D'CostaPart III. Issues in Christian Ethics: 13. Christianity and war R. John Elford14. The arms trade and Christian ethics Robin Gill15. Social justice and welfare Duncan B. Forrester16. Ecology and Christian ethics Michael S. Northcott17. Business, economics and Christian ethics Max L. Stackhouse with David W. Miller18. World family trends Don Browning19. Sexuality and religious ethics Robin Gill20. Christian ethics, medicine, and genetics James F. Childress.