Readings in Christian Ethics: A Historical Sourcebook

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J. Philip Wogaman, Douglas M. Strong
Westminster John Knox Press, 1996 M01 1 - 388 páginas

Readings in Christian Ethics presents in one volume the most consequential ethical writings from the earliest days of Christianity through the late twentieth century. Introductory material for each selection is provided to help set each piece in its proper historical and social context.

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A selection of key historical texts, organised chronologically. This is a useful resource to understand the Christian tradition, especially alongside Wogaman's history of Christian ethics. 1st edn in 1996 Leer comentario completo

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PARTI EARLY CHRISTIANITY
1
Clements First Letter
4
Ignatius Letter to Polycarp
8
Polycarp Letter to the Philippians
9
TheDidache
13
Clements Second Letter
15
Epistle to Diognetus
16
Justin First Apology
20
John Wesley
175
The Use of Money
178
Thoughts on the Present Scarcity of Provisions
181
Thoughts upon Slavery
184
Friedrich Schleiermacher Introduction to Christian Ethics
188
F D Maurice The Kingdom of Christ
194
Leo Tolstoy The Kingdom of Christ is within You
197
Pope Pius IX Syllabus of Errors
201

Athenagoras A Plea Regarding Christians
24
Tertullian Apology
27
Clement of Alexandria
32
Who Is the Rich Man That Shall Be Saved?
33
The Instructor
37
Origen Against Celsus
39
Lactantius The Divine Institutes
44
Ambrose Letters to Priests
48
Augustine
51
The City of God
53
Against the Manichaeans
61
MEDIEVAL CHRISTIANITY
65
The Rule of St Benedict
67
Hildegard of Bingen The Visions
72
Bernard of Clairvaux On Loving God
73
Catherine of Siena The Dialogue
77
The Penitential of Cummean
83
Thomas Aquinas
89
Suiuma Theologies 40
100
Marsilius of Padua Defensor Pacis
106
Jan Hus The Church
113
Julian of Norwich Showings
117
Martin Luther
123
On Temporal Authority
128
Against the Robbing and Murdering Hordes of Peasants
132
Desiderius Erasmus On the Freedom of the Will
133
Thomas Miintzer Sermon before the Princes
139
The Schleitheim Confession of Faith
141
John Calvin The Institutes of the Christian Religion
144
Teresa of Avila The Interior Castle
155
Francisco de Suarez A Work on the Three Theological Virtues
157
William Perm Fruits of Solitude
160
The Levellers The Putney Debates
164
Gerrard Winstanley The Communism of the Diggers
166
CHRISTIAN ETHICS IN THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURIES
169
John Locke The Reasonableness of Christianity
172
Joseph Butler Upon the Love of Our Neighbour
173
David Walker Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World
203
Frederick Douglass Life and Writings
207
Charles Grandison Finney Lectures on Revivals of Religion
211
Luther Lee
213
A Sin against God
215
The Seneca Falls Convention Declaration of Sentiments
218
Lucretia Mott Not Christianity but Priestcraft
221
Sojourner Truth Aint I a Woman?
222
Frances E Willard Woman in the Pulpit
224
Elizabeth Cady Stanton The Womans Bible
227
CHRISTIAN ETHICS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
231
Walter Rauschenbusch
234
Christianizing the Social Order
239
A Theology for the Social Gospel
242
Dorothy Day The Catholic Worker
247
Karl Barth The Doctrine of Creation
249
Dietrich Bonhoeffer The Cost of Discipleship
259
Ethics
261
Paul Tillich Love Power and Justice
266
Reinhold Niebuhr The Nature and Destiny of Man
268
Pope Leo XIII Rerum Novarum
281
Pope Pius XI Quadragesima Anno
286
Pope John XXIII Pacem in Terris
288
Vatican II Guadium et Spes
291
Pope John Paul II Veritatis Splendor
307
The Oxford Conference
311
World Council of Churches
315
Gustavo Gutierrez A Theology of Liberation
341
Martin Luther King Jr Letter from Birmingham City Jail345
345
James H Cone A Black Theology of Liberation
358
Rosemary Radford Ruether Sexism and GodTalk
362
Carl F H Henry Aspects of Christian Social Ethics
369
John Howard Yoder Nonresistance and the Aeons
373
Bernard Haring The Law of Christ
377
Acknowledgments
383
Index of Subjects
385
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J. Philip Wogamanis former Senior Minister at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. and former Professor of Christian Ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Wogaman is a past president of the Society of Christian Ethics of the United States and Canada and the author of several books on Christian ethics.

Douglas M. Strongis Professor of the History of Christianity and Dean of the College at the Seattle Pacific University School of Theology in Seattle, Washington. He is the author of Reclaiming the Wesleyan Tradition: John Wesley's Sermons for Today.

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