Christian Social Teachings A Reader in Christian Social Ethics from the Bible to the Present

ISBN-10: 0800698606

ISBN-13: 9780800698607

Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)

Authors: George W. Forell

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List price: $39.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 9/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 500
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

A Thematic Organization of Sources
Biblical Influences
Hebrew Bible
Exodus 20:1-17; 21:1-11, 22-25, 33-36; 22:21-27
Leviticus 25:8-9
Prophetic Accents: Amos 5:6-24, Isaiah 11:1-9
New Testament
Matthew 5
Luke 4:14-21 and Matthew 11:2-6
Luke 10:25-37
Luke 12:15-31
Romans 13 and 1 Peter 2:13-3:8
1 John 4:7-21 and 1 Corinthians 13:1-7
For Further Reading
The Early Church
Apostolic Fathers
The Epistle of Barnabas XVII-XXI
The First Apology of Justin Martyr 14-17, 27-29
Irenaeus, Against Heresies, Book V, Chapter 24
Apology, Chapters 39-45
Spectacles, Chapters 8-10
The Alexandrian School
The Instructor, Book I, Chapter XIII
The Rich Man's Salvation
Origen: Against Celsus, Book VIII, 73-75
Concerning the Statutes, Homily XIT, 9,12-15
Homilies on Matthew, XIX, 6.1
Enchiridion, Chapters 9-11
Enchiridion, Chapters 9-11; 23-26
City of God XIV, 28; XIX, 17
Of the Morals of the Catholic Church, Chapters XV, XXIV, 434, XXVI, and XXVII
A Good Marriage, Chapters 3, 6, 7, 10
Peace and Just War, City of God, Book XV, 4; XIX, 7
For Further Reading
The Medieval Church
The Rule of Saint Benedict
The Rule of Saint Francis
St. Francis's Canticle of the Sun
The Mystics
Bernard of Clairvaux, On Love of God
Meister Eckhart, The Talks of Instruction, Nos. 2, 4, 5, 7, 18
Catherine of Siena, The Dialogue or A Treatise of Divine Providence
Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica, II/1, Question 90, Article 2
Summa Theologica, II/1, Question 91, Articles 1-4
Summa Theologica, II/1, Question 94, Article 2
Summa Theologica, II/2, Question 58, Articles 1, 11, 12
Summa Theologica, II/2, Question 60, Articles 5-6
Summa Theologica, II/2, Question 64, Articles 2-3 and Question 40, Article 1
Summa Theologica, II/2, Question 66, Articles 1-2
The Medieval Papacy
Pope Gregory VII excommunication decree 1076
Unam Sanctam 1302
For Further Reading
The Reformation
Martin Luther
Treatise on Christian Liberty, 1520
Temporal Authority: To What Extent It Should Be Obeyed, 1522
Against the Robbing arid Murdering Horde of Peasants, ca. 1525
John Calvin
Institutes, Book II, Chapter II, No. 1
Institutes, Book II, Chapter II, No. 13
Institutes, Book II, Chapter VIII, Nos. 39, 41, 45-46
Institutes, Book III, Chapter XXI, No. 7
Institutes, Book IV, Chapter XX, Nos. 1-3, 24, 31-32
The Anabaptists
The Schleitheim Confession of Faith
Thomas M�ntzer, Sermon to the Princes
Menno Simons, Reply to False Accusations
The Jesuit Legacy and Francisco De Su�rez
Su�rez, A Treatise on Laws and God the Lawgiver, Book III, Chapter II Su�rez, Disputation XIII: On Charity, Chapter 1
For Further Reading
Post-Reformation England and America
The Puritans
An Agreement of the People
Gerrard Winstanley, The Law of Freedom in a Platform or True Magistracy Restored (1652)
Roger Williams
The Bloody Tenent of Persecution (July 15, 1644)
The Quakers
Rules of Discipline [Society of Friends]
Rules of Discipline [Opposition to War]
Rules of Discipline [Abolition of Slavery]
For Further Reading
Eighteenth-Century Voices
John Locke, The Reasonableness of Christianity
Joseph Butler, Upon the Love of Our Neighbor
Philip Jacob Spener, Pia Desideria
August Hermann Francke, Scriptural Rules
John Wesley
The Use of Money
Thoughts upon Slavery
Thoughts on the Present Scarcity of Provisions
For Further Reading
Nineteenth-Century Voices
Friedrich Schleiermacher
On Christian Social Ethics
Horace Bushnell
Politics tinder the Law of God
Frederick Denison Maurice
The Kingdom of Christ
A Bolitionists
Sojourner Truth, "Ain't I a Woman?"
Frederick Douglas, "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro"
Albrecht Ritschl
Liberal Theology
For Further Reading
Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Catholic Social Teaching
On Behalf of Workers: Industrial Revolution and the Great Depression
Leo III, Rerum Novarum, May 15, 1891
Pope Pius XI, Quadragesima anno, 1931
Pope John XXIII and Vatican II
John XXIII, Pacem in terris (1963)
Vatican Council II, Gaudium et spes (1965)
United States Catholic Bishops
The Challenge of Peace: God's Promise and Our Response (1983)
Economic Justice for All (1986)
For Further Reading
Early- to Mid-Twentieth-Century Voices
The Social Gospel
Washington Gladden, Social Redemption
Walter Rauschenbusch, A Theology for the Social Gospel
Reinhold Niebuhr
An Interpretation of Christian Ethics
Justice and Love
Christian Faith and Natural Law
Paul Tillich
"The Kingdom of God in History," Systematic Theology, Volume Three
Karl Barth
"The Christian Community and the Civil Community," Community, State, and Church
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
"The Concrete Commandment and the Divine Mandates," Ethics Letters and Papers from Prison
For Further Reading
Twentieth-Century Feminist and Womanist Ethics
Feminist Voices
Rosemary Radford Ruether, Sexism and God-Talk
Lisa Sowle Cahill, "Feminism and Christian Ethics," Freeing Theology: The Essentials of Theology in Feminist Perspective
Beverly Wildung Harrison, Making the Connections: Essays in Feminist
Social Ethics
Womanist Voices
Katie Geneva Cannon, Katie's Canon: Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community
Jacquelyn Grant, White Women's Jesus and Black Woman's Christ: Feminist Christology and Womanist Response
Delores S. Williams, "Womanist Theology: Black Women's Voice"
For Further Reading
Contemporary Issues: The Mid-Twentieth Century to the Present
Justice and Liberation
Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail
James H. Cone, A Black Theology of Liberation
Gustavo Guti�rrez, A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation Jon Sobrino, The Principle of Mercy: Taking the Crucified People from the Cross
Human Sexuality
Charles Curran, "Catholic Social and Sexual Teaching: A Methodological Comparison"
Christine Gudorf, "Life without Anchors: Sex, Exchange, and Human Rights in a Postmodern World"
The Lambeth Conference 1998, Resolution 1.10 Human Sexuality
World Council of Churches' contributions to the discussions on human sexuality: From Harare to Porto Alegre, Background Document, Geneva 2006
Margaret Farley, Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Joseph Sittler, "Called to Unity" (1962)
Larry L. Rasmussen, "Is Eco-Justice Central to Christian Faith?" Earth Community, Earth Ethics
Sallie McFague, The Body of God: An Ecological Theology
James Nash, Loving Nature: Ecological Integrity and Christian Responsibility
Biomedical Ethics
Paul Ramsey, Fabricated Man
Joseph Fletcher, Morals and Medicine
Richard A. McCormick, How Brave a New World: Dilemmas in Bioethics
James Gustafson, The Contributions of Theology to Medical Ethics
Paul T. Jersild, "Theological and Moral Reflections on Stem Cell Research"
Pacifism, Just War, and Terrorism
David A. Hoekema, "A Practical Christian Pacifism"
Address of Pope John Paul II to the Diplomatic Corps, January 13, 2003
Jean Bethke Elshtain, Just War against Terror
The Church in the World and the Ethics of Virtue
John Howard Yoder, The Priestly Kingdom: Social Ethics as Gospel
Stanley Hauerwas, A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic
Jean Porter, The Recovery of Virtue: The Relevance of Aquinas for Christian Ethics
Trinitarian Theology and Social Ethics
J�rgen Moltmann, The Trinity and the Kingdom
Catherine Mowry LaCugna, God for Us: The Trinity and Christian Life
For Further Reading
Bibliography of Original Sources
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