Category Archive: Ethics

Nov 29

The Puzzle of Sex

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The power to assume an attitude towards what is happening to us makes us truly free. The way to this full deification (theosis in the Greek) is through asceticism and prayer. Moroney, " How Sin Affects Scholarship ," Christian Scholars Review XXVIII (Number 3 1999): 432-451. "Promise of genomics research needs a realistic view" by a UNC Panel CHAPEL HILL, N. Thus simple people frequently achieve or possess virtues of tenderness which elude the wise, who know all about Aristotle*s (or Irving Babbitt*s) "law of measure." "Primitive religion," declares Henri Bergson "is a precaution against the danger man runs, as soon as he thinks at all, of thinking of himself alone.

Nov 29

Christian Attitudes toward War and Peace: A Historical

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Now when he says I have a good conscience, he means that as his conscience speaks to him it is saying, friend, you are doing what is good. Right Hegelians promoted the generally positive view of the Prussian state that Hegel expressed in the Philosophy of Right. Maclntyre (eds), Revisions (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1983), p. 36. 10 R. Ask a question and we'll get back to you. In other words the supreme social virtues of Christian groups are the same as for individuals: love, service, and self-sacrifice.

Nov 28

A Doubter's Guide to the Ten Commandments: How, for Better

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This can sound as if he is preoccupied with the prescriptions of the law. Evangelical, Catholic, mainline leaders openly endorse measure. In deciding ethical matters Jesus therefore saw the whole bible as authoritative, quoting what its authors penned as nothing less than the very words of God (Matthew 19:4-5 where he equates the narrator of Genesis with “the Creator“). Sanders, Ethics in the New Testament (London: SCM Press 1975, 2nd edn 1986): '[Jesus'] ethical teaching is interwoven with his imminent eschatology to such a degree that every attempt to separate the two and to draw out only the ethical thread invariably and inevitably draws out strands of the eschatology, so that both yarns only lie in a heap.

Nov 28

AQA GCSE Religious Studies A Roman Catholicism Ethics

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I have also accepted a position as Instructor of Religion at Huntingdon College, in Montgomery, Alabama. If a managed care company denies further treatment to a client suffering from chronic depression, a Christian therapist�s first step should be to a. write a forceful letter to the managed care company, reminding them of their �so-called personal commitment� to the client who is �paying their premiums.� b. appeal the managed care company�s decision even if it means extended paper work re-justifying a treatment plan. c. change the client�s diagnosis to one that would influence the managed care company toward reauthorization. d. advise the client to change managed care companies. 22.

Nov 28

In This Sign Conquer: The Modern Church and War

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Interview by Cheryl Forbes / February 26, 2013 The former Surgeon General also spoke about abortion, contraception, and the health care crisis. This normative orientation stakes out the boundaries in which moral reasoning and freedom can function in a legitimate way. I've been starting to realize that I have to get them talking early, if I ever want them to talk at all. That is what I mean by positive covenantal. Technological and ethical issues have arisen since this cloning has entered our society.... [tags: ethics, science] There are NO Just and Holy Wars - War can often be considered an evil act, an act of aggression against another country for economic or social gain, or can be considered a noble event of justice, a defense mechanism of a protectorate country helping a country in need.

Nov 28

Shopping for Meaningful Lives: The Religious Motive of

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Jim Casy, while struggling with the orthodox view of Christianity, still displays a general concern for his fellow man.... [tags: The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck] Christians and The Environmental Ethics - An environmentalist is a person worships the environment and cares for nature more than people. Some case studies are from the two-thirds world (what does a Christian do in a tribal culture where certain marriage mores are nearly non-negotiable and what can we learn from their struggles?), while others are quite common for most Western readers.

Nov 28

Religious Ethics and Migration: Doing Justice to

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Russia has been drawn into the League merely as a way of forming an alliance with France against Germany. The imprecations wished on the enemy in verses 8-15 characterize the crimes the enemy himself had committed (vv. 16-20). accord with the provisions of the Abrahamic Covenant, "are appeals for Yahweh to at the Imprecatory Psalms," 42 [italics added]). Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England. Wayne Grudem Christian Ethics: How to Interpret and Apply Scripture to Ethical Decisions - Dr.

Nov 28

A Guest in the House of Israel: Post-Holocaust Church

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It might just as well be maintained that all of Jesus' reported sayings are to be taken as hyperbole in the service of paradox (which seems a bit of an overkill); or that all of them are to be taken literally (which won't work). The Wilderness Condition: Essays on Environment and Civilization. Together these principles temper destructive intrusions into life and demand the most serious of reasons to justify any action that would take life (e.g. killing in selfdefence).

Nov 28

The Bible and Homosexual Practice

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Look to yourself, lest you, too, be tempted" (Galatians 6;1). A perfect symbol of the contrast in an abbreviated span of history is found in the Wilson who conceived the vision of a warless world and a League of Nations and the Wilson who tried to make himself believe that the treaty of Versailles approximated his ideals. The Priestly Kingdom: Social Ethics as Gospel. The space provided to discuss the different ethical issues is limited, so his treatment is not thorough or as technical as some may like.

Nov 27

Life Together (Dietrich Bonhoeffer-Reader's Edition)

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For Paul Ramsey the essence of sin, as he sees it, is for human beings to reject “a relationship of responsive obedience” to God’s love and pursue their own course in opposition both to God’s intended order and to “the steadfast love of God which goes out to all men.” (Ramsey 1950:142). On July 6, 1899, a Standing Committee on "The Boardman Lectureship in Christian Ethics" was constituted, to which shall be committed the nominations of the lectures and the publications of the lectures in accordance with the Trust.

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