Category Archives: Ethics

The Bible For Ethics: Juan Luis Segundo and First World

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This topic often receives front page coverage as yet again another scientist is charged with fraud. Can Uncertainty In Our Doctrine And Our Own Ethical Values Cause Us To Feel Intimidated? We must also acknowledge that people can, and do, form households or families without marriage. Copyright © 1997 by University Press of America. In 1968 there were 338 annulments world-wide. Some involved in ministry covertly pursue unethical, immoral lifestyles. As we have seen, Lehmann�s pattern of thinking moves from the continuing concrete action of God in Christ to our action within this messianic sphere.

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Put Down Your Sword: Answering the Gospel Call to Creative

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Out of our loyalty to conscience we will witness to God and be judged by God. 'The Rabbi Zusya said a short time before his death, "In the world to come, I shall not be asked, 117 Richard M. Its natural indissolubility becomes absolute in the case of a sacramental marriage since the bond now signifies the unbreakable bond between Christ and the Church. Emphasis is placed on financial management, financial markets, and the tools, techniques, and methodologies used in making financial decisions.

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Christian Civility in an Uncivil World

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And so Dostoyevsky's conclusion was there must be a God. Precisely because the Fathers of old were not able to attain the goal—but still persevered—were they worthy of praise (Heb 11:39). A Christian ethics that takes the church as its point of departure is thus working with a particular concept of God. To understand the predominant Christian view of the natural law, then, one must begin with what has become known as the 'Function Argument' which Aristotle sets out in his Nicomacbean Ethics, Book 1, ch. 7.

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Ethnography as Christian Theology and Ethics

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The Puritans, who were Calvinists by religious faith, brought what is known as the work ethic to the United States. Put simply, it is the basis on which a person lives his/her life. The fundamental principle of law is: «do not do to others what you would not want to be done to yourself». The similarity in findings for the Conservative Protestants and the Mormons, despite their religious differences, would also benefit from additional research into the Mormon effect on ethical conduct in the workplace.

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Scripture and Metaphysics: Aquinas and the Renewal of

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That belief in the world to come is a sustaining virtue. In the earlier article, it Keenan set the scene and here tries to work out the arguments more fully. "The Return of Casuistry" (Notes on Moral Theology 1995), Theological Studies 57 (1996) 123-139. * This 'survey' represents an interesting overview of a current trends at the time in the moral theological literature oriented to rediscovering the history of the discipline. (see the book below.) "Proposing Cardinal Virtues", Theological Studies 56 (1995) 709-729. "How Catholic are the Virtues?"

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Living the Truth

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But it is not a world of pure unity and the imperative of love leads to the destruction of the self as well as to its higher fulfillment. In the light of the emphasis found in various liberation theologies one might conclude there is no possibility for any universality. I said earlier that Ecclesiastes 12:14 foreshadows God’s clarification concerning the relation of commands, duties, goals, and ends. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis, 3rd ed. Our better self, the self of consistent purposes, may judge our worser self, the self enslaved by momentary passions; but the self-transcendence remains incomplete.

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The Pursuit of God: A 31-Day Experience

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In the House of Representatives there are 23 marble relief portraits of great lawgivers, including Moses, who is given the central point of focus. Whether it was the oppression of Black Americans during the Jim Crow period or the oppression of Jews in Nazi Germany during World War II, oppression is an unethical act that humanity has not yet moved past. Patterns of Discipleship in the New Testament. A right to freedom of expression cannot mean a right to say what one likes, true or untrue, about someone else in the community, and so we have defamation laws.

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Dirt, Greed and Sex: (SCM Classics)

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In the last few decades, a good number of academic works on ethics in business based on Catholic Social Teaching (CST) and other Christian perspectives have been published. Twin Cities consultants Doug Wallace and John Pekel (of the Twin Cities-based Fulcrum Group; 651-714-9033; e-mail at jonpekel@atti.com ) explain that ethics includes the fundamental ground rules by which we live our lives. Within this description lie the places of oppression and the places of freedom, which women may identify.

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Spirituality and Social Embodiment

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Students will gain an introductory level knowledge of the ethical thought of certain key Christian theologians. The other tries to prove the relevance of the religious ideal to the problems of everyday existence by reducing it to conformity with the prudential rules of conduct which the common sense of many generations and the experience of the ages have elaborated. A single human being on an island lacks what makes us most distinctively human: our social community.

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The Rediscovery of the Highest Good: A Philosophical and

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The Greek in 1 Corinthians 6:9 and 1 Timothy 1:10 probably does not refer to general homosexual behaviour but may mean only male prostitution connected with idolatry. The social dimension of the human person pervades every aspect of our existence as human beings. Lk 17:7b and par.; Mk 10:11 and par.), he can counsel to observe them in their deepest intention and as closely as possible in situations that have become different or more difficult (1 Cor 9:14, 7:12—16).

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