Ethics in a Christian context by Paul Louis Lehmann

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  • Christian ethics.

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Bibliography, p. 367-370. Bibliographical footnotes.

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StatementPaul L. Lehmann.
LC ClassificationsBJ1241
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Pagination384 p. ;
Number of Pages384
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Lehmann contends that Christians are to act in every situation in ways that are consistent with God's humanizing purposes, but what that means changes from context to context and requires strong, faith-shaped Library of Theological Ethics series focuses on what it means to think theologically and ethically.

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Price New from Used from Cited by: Intending a double meaning in his "contextual ethics," he insists that in moral decision making, Christians must simultaneously examine the situation at hand and the theological context of the faith.

Lehmann contends that Christians are to act in every situation in ways that are consistent with God's humanizing purposes, but what that means Pages: Ethics in a Christian Context (Library of Theological Ethics) book.

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In this contemporary classic originally published inP 5/5. OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Christian faith and Christian ethics --Christian thinking about ethics --The church as the context of ethical reflection --What God is doing in the world --Christian ethics and a theology of Messianism --The contextual character of Christian ethics --Christian and philosophical thinking about ethics --The search for the good --The.

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