Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World
A survey of Christian ethics argues that they must have a basis in a Christian worldview, exploring the factors that influence ethical decisions while considering questions on such topics as justice, pluralism, and Christian influence in the secular world. Original.
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This is an introduction to ethics written from a Christian perspective and directed to a Christian audience. While recognizing the importance of the Bible as a determinant of ethical principles ... Read full review
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