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The Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics



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In this second edition of the best-selling Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics, Robin Gill brings together twenty essays by leading experts, to provide a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics which is both authoritative and up to date. This volume boasts four entirely new chapters, while previous chapters and all bibliographies have been updated to reflect significant developments in the field over the last decade. Gill offers a superb overview of the subject, examining the scriptural bases of ethics as well as discussing Christian ethics in the context of contemporary issues, including war and the arms trade, social justice, ecology, economics, medicine and genetics. All of the contributors have a proven track record of balanced, comprehensive and comprehensible writing making this book an accessible and invaluable source not only for students in upper-level undergraduate courses, graduate students and teachers, but anyone interested in Christian ethics today.

Author Biography

Robin Gill is Professor of Applied Theology at the University of Kent, Canterbury, and General Editor of the New Studies in Christian Ethics series. His recent books include Health Cure and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, 2006), A Textbook of Christian Ethics (2006) and a forthcoming three-volume work, Sociological Theology.

Table of Contents

Notes on contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
The grounds of Christian ethics
Making moral decisionsp. 3
Moral traditions in eastern and western Christianityp. 16
The Old Testament and Christian ethicsp. 28
The gospels and Christian ethicsp. 41
The epistles and Christian ethicsp. 54
Approaches to Christian ethics
Natural law and Christian ethicsp. 67
Virtue ethicsp. 87
Gender and Christian ethicsp. 103
Liberation ethicsp. 117
Christian ethics in Asiap. 131
Christian ethics: a Jewish perspectivep. 145
Other faiths and Christian ethicsp. 162
Issues in Christian ethics
Christianity and warp. 179
The arms trade and Christian ethicsp. 192
Social justice and welfarep. 205
Ecology and Christian ethicsp. 219
Business, economics and Christian ethicsp. 239
World family trendsp. 257
Sexuality and religious ethicsp. 271
Christian ethics, medicine and geneticsp. 287
Select bibliographyp. 305
Indexp. 319
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