Evangelical Ethics Issues Facing the Church Today

ISBN-10: 0875526225

ISBN-13: 9780875526225

Edition: 3rd 2004

Authors: John Jefferson Davis

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List price: $17.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: P & R Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

John Jefferson Davis is professor of systematic theology and Christian ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he has taught since 1975. He has published for many years in both theological and scientific journals. He is the winner of several Templeton Foundation awards, including the Award for Quality and Excellence in the Teaching of Science and Religion (1998), as well as the National Institutes of Health Grant, National Human Genome Research Institute (2002).

Prefacep. 11
Dimensions of Decision Makingp. 13
Cases and Issues
Biblical Authority
Empirical and Deliberative Elements
Cases of Conflicting Obligation
Christian Ethics and Law in a Pluralistic Society
Contraceptionp. 27
From Ancient Times to Present
Modern Methods of Contraception
Moral Dimensions of Contraception
Related Issues
Reproductive Technologiesp. 69
Artificial Insemination
Surrogate Mothers: Wombs for Rent
Sex Selection
In Vitro Fertilization
Divorce and Remarriagep. 99
Historical Trends
The Biblical Data
Summary and Conclusions
Homosexualityp. 113
Historical and Anthropological Perspectives
Medical Aspects
The Witness of Scripture
Theological and Pastoral Issues
Homosexuality and the Law
Abortionp. 137
Historical and Legal Background
Medical Aspects
The Psychological Dimension
Biblical, Theological, and Ethical Considerations
Infanticide and Euthanasiap. 167
Death, Dying, and Euthanasia
Capital Punishmentp. 203
History and the Law
The Teachings of Scripture
Philosophical and Pragmatic Considerations
Civil Disobedience and Revolutionp. 219
Civil Disobedience
Revolution and the Christian Conscience
War and Peacep. 239
War in Human History
The Morality of War: The Pre-Atomic Era
War and Peace in a Nuclear Age
Environmental Ethics: History, Issues, and Theologyp. 263
Historical Perspectives on the Environmental Movement
Current Environmental Concerns
Biblical Foundations of Environmental Ethics
The Genetic Revolutionp. 275
Historical Background
The Issues and the Terminology
Theological and Ethical Framework
Reflections on the Issues
Notesp. 289
Index of Scripturep. 341
Index of Personsp. 345
Index of Subjectsp. 351
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