By Frederick V. Simmons,Brian C. Sorrells
At the guts of Christian ethics is the biblical commandment to like God and to like one's neighbor as oneself. yet what's the that means of affection? students have wrestled with this question because the recording of the Christian gospels, and in fresh many years academics and scholars of Christian ethics have engaged in lively debates approximately acceptable interpretations and implications of this severe norm.
In Love and Christian Ethics, approximately dozen major specialists learn and examine the which means of affection from a variety of views. Chapters are geared up into 3 components: influential resources and exponents of Western Christian thought of the moral importance of affection, perennial theoretical questions attending that attention, and the consequences of Christian love for vital social realities. members carry a richness of suggestion and adventure to convey unprecedentedly wide and rigorous research of this relevant guiding principle of Christian ethics and religion. William Werpehowski presents an afterword on destiny trajectories for this examine. Love and Christian Ethics is certain to develop into a benchmark source within the box.
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Love and Christian Ethics: Tradition, Theory, and Society (Moral Traditions series) by Frederick V. Simmons,Brian C. Sorrells