Christian Political Ethics (Ethikon Series in Comparative by John A. Coleman S. J.,John A. Coleman

By John A. Coleman S. J.,John A. Coleman

Christian Political Ethics brings jointly major Christian students of various theological and moral perspectives--Catholic, Lutheran, Calvinist, and Anabaptist--to handle basic questions of country and civil society, foreign legislations and family, the function of the state, and problems with violence and its containment. Representing a different fusion of faith-centered ethics and social technological know-how, the participants convey into discussion their very own various Christian understandings with quite a number either secular moral suggestion and different non secular viewpoints from Judaism, Islam, and Confucianism. They discover divergent Christian perspectives of kingdom and society--and the boundaries of every. They grapple with the tensions that may come up inside of Christianity over questions of patriotism, civic accountability, and loyalty to one's state, they usually research Christian responses to pluralism and relativism, globalization, and battle and peace. Revealing the notable pluralism inherent to Christianity itself, this pioneering quantity recasts the meanings of Christian citizenship and civic accountability, and increases compelling new questions on civil disobedience, international justice, and Christian justifications for waging conflict in addition to spreading global peace. It brings Christian political ethics out of the church buildings and seminaries to interact with latest such a lot vexing and intricate social issues.

The individuals are Michael Banner, Nigel Biggar, Joseph Boyle, Michael G. Cartwright, John A. Coleman, S.J., John Finnis, Theodore J. Koontz, David Little, Richard B. Miller, James W. Skillen, and Max L. Stackhouse.

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