Strange Virtues Ethics in a Multicultural World

ISBN-10: 0830818553
ISBN-13: 9780830818556
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Description: Theologian and veteran missionary Bernard Adeney addresses in-depth what may be the stickiest crosscultural communication problem of our day: differing approaches to morality.In this comprehensive treatment, he considers ethics across cultures,  More...

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 6/5/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 286
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836

Theologian and veteran missionary Bernard Adeney addresses in-depth what may be the stickiest crosscultural communication problem of our day: differing approaches to morality.In this comprehensive treatment, he considers ethics across cultures, addresses the ethical import of other religions and gender relations, explores how the Bible and culture interact to produce ethical stances, and includes particular case studies. Strange Virtues will benefit not only missionaries, ethicists and students, but all Christians who want to better understand their neighbors here at home.

Preface
Introduction to Crosscultural Ethics
Practicing Theology in Crosscultural Experience
Knowledge, Friendship and Wisdom
The Bible and Culture in Ethics
Cultural Value Orientations in Contrast
Strange Communications
Ethical Theory and Bribery
The Ethical Challenge of Other Religions
Women and Men as Strangers: Gender Conflict Across Cultures
The Unity of Personal and Social Ethics
Appendix: Maps or Models of Cultural Value Differences
Notes
Index

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