Christian Ethics: Contemporary Issues and Options

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Baker Academic, Jan 1, 2010 - Religion - 442 pages
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In this thorough update of a classic textbook, noted Christian thinker Norman Geisler evaluates contemporary ethical options (such as antinomianism, situation ethics, and legalism) and pressing issues of the day (such as euthanasia, homosexuality, and divorce) from a biblical perspective. The second edition is significantly expanded and updated, with new material and charts throughout the book. There are new chapters on animal rights, sexual ethics, and the biblical basis for ethical decisions, as well as four new appendixes addressing drugs, gambling, pornography, and birth control. The author has significantly updated his discussion of abortion, biomedical ethics, war, and ecology and has expanded the selected readings, bibliography, and glossary.
  

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Thaught provoking , mind opening

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This book is great for Theology students

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I am currently reading Christian Ethics for my M.A.T.S Biblical Ethics studies @ AUBS and I love it! Every paragraph is backed by a scriptural reference. Read full review

Contents

List of Tables and Chart
11
Ethical Options
13
All the Options
15
Antinomianism
22
Situationism
35
Generalism
52
Unqualified Absolutism
66
ConflictingAbsolutism
83
Biomedical Issues
180
Capital Punishment
199
War
220
14
244
15
260
Drugs
359
Is Gambling Unethical?
374
Birth Control
396

Graded Absolutism
97
The Basis for Ethical Decisions
116
Ethical Issues
129
Abortion
131
Infanticide and Euthanasia
160

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About the author (2010)

Norman L. Geisler (PhD, Loyola University of Chicago) has taught at top evangelical schools for over fifty years and is distinguished professor of apologetics and theology at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California. He is the author of more than seventy books, including the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics.

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