Christian Ethics

The Basics

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Robin Gill
  • London: 
    Routledge
    , March
     2020.
     184 pages.
     $24.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9780367331092.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by James W. Waters forthcoming.

Description

Christian Ethics: The Basics sets out clearly and critically the different ways that Augustine, Aquinas and Luther continue to shape ethics today within and across Christian denominations. It assumes no previous knowledge of the subject and can be read by religious believers and non-believers alike. Readers are introduced to Christian ethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing people across the world today.

Topics addressed include: social justice, war and peace, migration/immigration, climate change, euthanasia, same-sex marriage, religiously inspired violence, biotechnology, Abrahamic ethics.

Concise, readable and authoritative, this is the ideal primer for anyone interested in the study of religious ethics and Christianity.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Robin Gill is Emeritus Professor of Applied Theology at the University of Kent. He is the author or editor of 40 books, including Moral Passion and Christian Ethics (2017), A Textbook of Christian Ethics (4th ed., 2014) and Sociological Theology (3 vols., 2012).

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