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Scripture and Ethics Twentieth-Century Portraits by Jeffrey Siker

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7388072M
ISBN 100195110994
ISBN 109780195110999

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In this book, Siker describes and analyzes the Bible's various uses in the theology and ethics of eight of the twentieth century's most important and influential Christian theologians: Reinhold Niebuhr, H. Richard Niebuhr, Bernhard Haring, Paul Ramsey, Stanley Hauerwas, Gustavo Gutierrez, James Cone, and Rosemary Radford by: 1. Bible and Ethics in the Christian Life: A New Conversation and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.5/5(3). Paul, Scripture and Ethics evaluates the widely held view that Scripture did not play an important role in the formation of Paul's ethics by investigating 1 Corinthians It concludes that in spite of the relatively few quotations of Scripture and other indications to the contrary, Scripture is nevertheless a crucial and formative source for Paul's moral teaching/5. Bible and Ethics in the Christian Life and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by:

  This one-stop reference book on the vital relationship between Scripture and ethics offers needed orientation and perspective for students, pastors, and scholars. Written to respond to the movement among biblical scholars and ethicists to recover the Bible for moral formation, it is the best reference work available on the intersection of these two fields.3/5(2). Ephesians Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise), SO THAT IT MAY BE WELL WITH YOU, AND THAT YOU MAY LIVE LONG ON THE more. Nijay K. Gupta. The study of Scripture and ethics is a relatively new phenomenon. For many years and for a variety of reasons, ethics was treated (especially in the academy) as a topic secondary to theology—and, more specifically, soteriology. This is an excellent book because it's easy to read, covers the historical perspective, how Jesus and the New Testament writers interpreted Scripture to answer questions of ethics, and is incredibly gracious and respectful to all sides of the debate/5.

Bible verses related to Ethics from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order 1 Corinthians - Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Command. The fourth section, Special Questions in Scripture and Ethics, contains a number of sub-sections which list books and articles dealing with a variety of individual ethical issues--ranging from ecology to war and peace. The fifth and final section of the bibliography gathers together Pre and/or Historical Works on Scripture and Ethics. The date for this last. The Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics is a comprehensive reference book that parses out the challenging but vital relationship between Scripture and ethics. It offers needed orientation and perspective for students, pastors, and scholars, and is Written to respond to a movement among biblical scholars and ethicists to recover the Bible for moral formation.4/5(4). I had to read this book for Christian Ethics class. I think many of us are not really aware of the groundwork form on which our ethics are derived. This concise book presents five different models on how scripture is used in the formation of ethics/5.