A Very Short Introduction:Christian Ethics – D. Stephen Long
This Very Short Introduction to Christian ethics introduces the topic by examining its sources and historical basis. D. Stephen Long presents a discussion of the relationship between Christian ethics, modern, and postmodern ethics, and explores practical issues including sex, money, and power.
- Provides both a short history of Christian ethics and looks at its basic sources as they arise from Judaism, Greco-Roman ethics, and Christianity
- Brings together the history and contemporary discussions in an accessible way
- Discusses failures in the Christian tradition such as crusades, slavery, inquistions, and the Gaileo affair; putting them into a historical perspective and highlighting the challenges they raise for Christian ethics
- Considers Christian ethics in the modern era - what does it mean today?
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Author||D. Stephen Long|