Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics 1997

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336 pp., 6 x 9
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ISBN: 9780878403349 (0878403345)


December 1997

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Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics 1997
Sumner B. Twiss, Editor

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.



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Editor's Preface

Presidential Address
Text, Argument and Society: Remembering and Anticipating our Collegial Identity
Charles H. Reynolds

Symposium on the Work of James M. Gustafson

Reflections on James Gustafson's Theological-Ethical Method
Martin L. Cook

Theocentric Ethics and Policy
P. Travis Kroeker

Creative Fiction and Theological Ethics: The Contributions of James M. Gustafson
Anne E. Patrick

Where Do We Go from Here, or How Should White Christian Ethicists "Do" Ethics?
Elly Haney

Historical Studies

Augustine on Justifying Coercion
John R. Bowlin

Troeltsch's Practical Christian Ethics: The Heidelberg Lectures (1911-12)
Brent W. Sockness

Constructive Studies

Is Isaac Kierkegaard's Neighbor?
Fear and Trembling in Light of William Blake and Works of Love
Timothy P. Jackson

Dying for One's Friends: The Martyrological Shape of Christian Love
Paul J. Wojda

Moral-Psychological Studies

Grief's Lesson in Moral Epistemology: A Phenomenological Investigation
James P. Gubbins

Anger, Justice, and Detachment
D.M. Yeager

Social Ethics

Civil-Political Rights or Social Economic Rights for Africa? A Comparative Ethical Critique of a False Dichotomy
Simeon O. Ilesanmi

Professional-Applied Ethics

Deciphering Moral Landscapes in Agricultural Biotechnology
Darryl L. Birkenfeld

Valuing the Future: On the Ethics and Economics of Discounting Future Events in Public Policy
Daniel Rush Finn

The Formation of Pastors, Parishioners, and Problems: Virtue Reframing of Clergy Ethics
Joseph J. Kotva Jr.

Workshop on Religion and Human Rights

Religion, Nationalism, and Human Rights
David Little

Human Rights and Christian Ethics: An Orthodox Critique
Vigen Guroian

Women's Human Rights and the Islamic Tradition
Ann Elizabeth Mayer

Contributors