Bible and Ethics in the Christian Life

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Fortress Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Religion - 239 pages
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Among the topics treated are: Christian ethics as community ethics Charting the moral life Elements of character formation Character and social structure Decision making The nature and role of biblical authority Uses of Scripture in Christian ethics
 

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Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
7
Introduction
9
Consensus and Questions
11
Christian Ethics as Community Ethics
17
Charting the Moral Life
35
The Elements of Character Formation
66
Character Formation and Social Structure
85
Decision Making
100
The Church and the Moral Life
120
The Nature and Role of Biblical Authority
141
Making Biblical Resources Available
159
Summary and Challenge
189
Notes
203
Bibliography
228
Index of Biblical References
238
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