Christian Ethics and Social Policy by John Hoyoung Lee,Kenneth L. Smith PDF

By John Hoyoung Lee,Kenneth L. Smith

ISBN-10: 1619961776

ISBN-13: 9781619961777

ISBN-10: 1619961784

ISBN-13: 9781619961784

Christian social ethics stands halfway among the pole of theology-ethics at the one hand and the pole of social technological know-how at the different. From the previous, Christian ethics derives its assumptions and norms; from the latter, it gets its empirical information. The Christian ethicist needs to try to convey those poles jointly; notwithstanding, the present books on Christian social ethics usually lacks the intensity of social clinical research therefore making the social ethics dialogue superficial. This ebook makes an attempt to fill the space by means of delivering in-depth social technological know-how facts to complement Christian moral discussions.

Part one discusses the overall ideas of Christian social ethics and partially , quite a few matters that are correct to moral dialogue. significant thinkers within the box are mentioned. those comprise Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, Rauschenbusch, Bonhoeffer, Max Weber, Reinhold and Richard Niebuhr, Vatican II and the Catholic bishops. chosen significant matters mentioned comprise health and wellbeing economic climate, atmosphere, source of revenue inequality and poverty, immigration, worldwide economic climate, battle and peace consisting of nuclear battle and terrorism, human rights, etc.

About the Authors

Kenneth Lee Smith was once the emeritus professor at Colgate Rochester Divinity School-Bexley Hall-Crozer Theological Seminary and the Mrs. John expense Crozer professor of utilized theology. Dr. Smith used to be additionally the writer of The loved group: lifestyles and considered Martin Luther King, Jr.

John Hoyoung Lee is the previous professor of church heritage at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and emeritus professor of economics and political technology on the Rochester Institute of know-how. Dr. Lee used to be additionally the senior pastor of the Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church in Ellicott urban, Maryland.

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