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All Right Now: Finding Consensus on Ethical Questions

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That is the growing appreciation of the full and equal dignity of women and the awareness that the relationships between men and women, at both personal and societal levels, have, for most of history, been seriously distorted by the sinful structure of patriarchy. No matter what he did, he would be my brother, and I would love him forever. Still less does it appear that the existence of such 231 Gareth Moore relationships damages society in general. Nevertheless, in the end I was left feeling that the principles of his essay make it difficult for the Word of God ever to speak against the dominant culture.

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Godly Materialism: Rethinking Money & Possessions

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They worked to find common ground between enlightened self-interest on the part of stockholders and managers and the concern for human rights and "sufficient, sustainable livelihood for all" of workers and activists. [36] The unit on war and peace directly engages the issue of the relation of religion and the state. Jesus' attitude toward the family is entirely different. I will maintain my physical and emotional health through regular exercise, good eating habits, and the proper care of my body.

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Virtue and the Voice of God: Toward Theology as Wisdom

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Schneiders, Sandra M. ‘Feminist Hermeneutics,’ in Hearing the New Testament: Strategies for Scroggs, Robin. A study of the two words as used in the Scriptures reveals a very important truth concerning Christian faith and morals. Protestantism ultimately rejected the Catholic sacrament of penance and thus never developed the casuistry involved in carrying out the role of the confessor as judge. I have and I find it very problematic and a huge barrier to the gospel.

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Sexual Ethics: A Theological Introduction

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The problem is thus shown to be a very complex one. Our moral attitudes are so mixed up that we use the story of Philemon and Onesimus to justify refusing a Negro admission to study Bible in our graduate school of Bible. But we need first to distinguish a period of preparation—the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries—before considering the elaboration of the moral system which became classic in the manuals of the seventeenth century. He accepted from Locke the principle that our knowledge is restricted to sense impressions from experience and logically necessary relations of ideas in advance of experience (in Latin, a priori).

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Christianity And The New World: An Approach To Christian

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So also, regarding, say, 1 Corinthians, one would need to try to discover the mindset, beliefs and problems of the Corinthian community, if only to decide whether what Paul says about marriage in 1 Corinthians 7 is to be read as timeless wisdom, or whether that chapter was not rather addressed to very particular needs, for example, those of a community of semi-converted Christians with hang-ups about sex and celibacy.25 It could make all the difference. Yet his life depends on such knowledge—and only a volitional act of his consciousness, a process of thought, can provide it” (VS, 21).

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CHRISTIANS IN SOCIETY LUTHER, THE BIBLE, AND SOCIAL ETHICS

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These criteria are: *Risk of life of the mother. *Risk of injury to the physical or mental health of the mother. *Risk of injury to the physical or mental health of existing children. *Substantial risk of the child being born abnormal. *In emergency to save the life of the mother. *In emergency to prevent grave permanent injury to the physical or mental health of the mother. Ancient cultures understood adultery to be dangerous, even the writers of the Bible granted the act its own “Thou Shalt Not.” Many societies, including the U.

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The Holy Use of Money: Personal Finances in Light of

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He has written widely on Christian social ethics, including God's Companions: Reimagining Christian Ethics (2006), The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics (edited, with Stanley Hauerwas, 2004), and Introducing Christian Ethics (with Ben Quash, 2010), all published by Wiley-Blackwell. It affects our behavior not only spiritually, but also morally and ethically. Examining descriptions of the rule of Christ after His return (regardless of one's millennial view) yields a very detailed description of the same values which God wants for man.

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Sexuality and Holy Longing: Embracing Intimacy in a Broken

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Paul said to Timothy, "Be thou an example to the believer in everything," word and deed. From then on, the Bible states that childbirth would be difficult and the relationship between men and women wouldn’t always be easy. Ecotheology: Voices from South and North. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books and Geneva: WCC Pub., 1994. [Articles by various contributors on the following topics: Biblical Witness, Theological Challenges, Eco-Feminism, Indigenous Peoples, Ethical Implications.] Hill, Brennan R.

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Leading with Soul: An Uncommon Journey of Spirit (J-B US

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They [these hard sayings] are not statements of personal vendetta, but they are utterances of zeal for the kingdom of God and his glory. Writing, speaking publically, and working in the community helps us know what we think. Rather than being dogmatic about theology or ethics, we encourage people to think through issues & make decisions for themselves. Finally, the Procedural Rules were reoriented to reflect Credential Holders with the International Board of Christian Care (IBCC) and their affiliate boards (the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counselors, the Board of Christian Life Coaching, the Board of Christian Crisis and Trauma Response) and Christian Counseling Network (CCN) members, as opposed to general AACC members.

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Eros Redeemed: Breaking the Stranglehold of Sexual Sin

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I am not worthy, but use me however You want to use me. This essay is a mostly a pathos and ethos argument that attempts to appeal to the reader’s sense of right and wrong by using so-called “authorities.” The first section is filled with pathos arguments designed to m... [tags: Critical Thinking Essays] Religion and Medical Ethics - Religion and Medical Ethics I am discussing the issues that are put forward by Christians concerning the sanctity of life in relation to abortion and what their beliefs are.

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