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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 info. The Christian ethicist needs to try and carry those poles jointly; despite the fact that, the prevailing books on Christian social ethics usually lacks the intensity of social clinical research hence making the social ethics dialogue superficial. This e-book makes an attempt to fill the space by way of delivering in-depth social technology info to counterpoint Christian moral discussions.

Part one discusses the final ideas of Christian social ethics and partly , numerous 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 healthiness financial system, surroundings, source of revenue inequality and poverty, immigration, worldwide financial system, conflict and peace along with nuclear conflict 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 was once additionally the writer of The cherished group: lifestyles and regarded Martin Luther King, Jr.

John Hoyoung Lee is the previous professor of church historical past at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and emeritus professor of economics and political technology on the Rochester Institute of expertise. Dr. Lee was once additionally the senior pastor of the Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church in Ellicott urban, Maryland.

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