Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics 1995

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320 pp., 6 x 9
ISBN: 9780878403318 (0878403310)

October 1995


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Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics 1995
Harlan Beckley, Editor

Georgetown University Press no longer publishes the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (JSCE). The journal is now published by the Philosophy Documentation Center. To subscribe or find out more about the journal, please visit the PDC website.

The Annual, the journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, offers access to a wide variety of the most recent work in Christian and religious ethics. It is an essential source for student and faculty to keep abreast of new developments in the discipline and to locate sources for research.

The 1995 issue presents the presidential address by Jon P. Gunnemann on "Alchemic Temptations." It includes articles by Larry Rasmussen on the integrity of creation, Sumner B. Twiss and Bruce Grelle on comparative religious ethics and human rights, Simeon O. Ilesanmi on inculturation and liberation theology in Africa, Keith Grabe Miller on Mennonite lobbyists, Christine D. Pohl on hospitality, and James A. Nash on renewing the virtue of frugality. The professional resources section on families and the social order is edited by Christine Firer Hinze and Todd David Whitmore.

Table of Contents
Editor's Preface

Presidential Address
Alchemic Temptations
Jon P. Gunnemann

Selected Papers

Human Rights and Comparative Religious Ethics: A New Venue
Sumner B. Twiss and Bruce Grelle

Inculturation and Liberation: Christian Social Ethics and the African Theology Project
Simeon O. Ilesanmi

Setting the Record Straight: Christian Faith, Human Rights, and the Enlightenment
Michael L. Westmoreland-White

New Testament Ethics: The Theological Task
Richard B. Hays

Hospitality From the Edge: The Significance of Marginality in the Practice of Welcome
Christine D. Pohl

Toward the Revival and Reform of the Subversive Virtue: Frugality
James A. Nash

The Integrity of Creation: What Can It Mean for Christian Ethics?
Larry L. Rasmussen

Mennonite Lobbyists in Washington: Wise as Serpents, Innocent as Doves?
Keith Graber Miller

Moral Reasoning, Authority, and Community in Veritatis splendor
Jean Porter

Looking Behind the Social Teachings: Troeltsch's Methodological Reflections in 'Fundamental Problems of Ethics' (1902)
Brent W. Sockness

Professional Resources: Families and the Social Order
Guest Editors: Christine Firer Hinze and Todd David Whitmore

Christian Ethics and the Family Debate: An Overview
Don Browning

Children and the Problem of Formation in American Families
Todd David Whitmore

Women and Families
Christine Firer Hize

The Family and the Elderly
Sidney Callahan