Christian morality consists of living one’s life with guidance and inspiration from the Christian scriptures and traditions. Christian ethics as an academic discipline uses these scriptures and traditions in developing and critiquing ethical norms and theories and applying them to ethical issues.
Moral theology, rooted in Thomas Aquinas, has long found its home in the Catholic and Anglican traditions, and in recent years it has become more familiar through the perspective known as virtue ethics. Renewing Moral Theology unfolds an ethical perspective that is Thomistic in structure, evangelical in conviction and Anglican in ethos.
This was followed by teaching a range of philosophy modules to part-time students in the School of Philosophy and then by appointment to a Lectureship in Religion, Gender and Ethics in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Leeds (2002), where I taught feminist ethics and philosophy of religion. I joined York St John University in 2006 and I am now the Subject Director.
Moral theology, Christian theological discipline concerned with identifying and elucidating the principles that determine the quality of human behaviour in the light of Christian revelation. It is distinguished from the philosophical discipline of ethics, which relies upon the authority of reason.Learn More
Moral theology is the branch of Christian theology that focuses on the human response to the Christian revelation. It is studied in conversation with Scripture and tradition, as well as with other disciplines such as philosophy, religious studies, politics, law, medicine, and the social and behavioral sciences.Learn More
Virtue ethics is a broad term for theories that emphasize the role of character and virtue in moral philosophy .Virtue ethics is person rather than action based: it looks at the virtue or moral character of the person carrying out an action, rather than at ethical duties and rules, or the consequences of particular actions. Virtue ethics not only deals with the rightness or wrongness of.Learn More
TELEOLOGY, UTILITARIANISM, AND CHRISTIAN ETHICS LISA SOWLE CAHILL Boston College T. relation between the conceptual tools of moral philosophy and modes of argument in moral theology.1 More specifically, it represents a response to a lively controversy in Christian ethics about the appropriate way to discuss the role of good results in moral judgment. Neither philosophers nor theologians.Learn More
Christian ethics Theological ethics as a cognitivistic theory intends to reflect academically on human judgments and actions against the background of Christian faith. As with all ethics, theological ethics must fulfill the prerequisites of being rational, communicable, discursive, plausible, and argumentative.Learn More
Christian Reflections on the Philosophy of Medicine. By: Andrew Sloane: Loading. Beginnings: Interrogating Hauerwas. Moral Theology for the 21st Century Essays in Celebration of Kevin T. Kelly. Edited by: Bernard Hoose, Julie Clague, Gerard Mannion: Loading. Ethnography as Christian Theology and Ethics. Edited by: Christian Scharen, Aana Marie Vigen: Loading. Ecclesial Repentance.Learn More
In an essay by J. P. Morland, Professor of Philosophy of Religion at Talbot School of Theology and Norman L. Geisler, who is Dean of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, NC, both of which coauthored The Life and Death Debate: Moral Issues of Our Time (1990), they suggest trying to fulfill both obligations. “Moral duties cannot be set aside at will. They are, by their very nature as.Learn More
Theology and philosophy have both shaped contemporary culture and how people actually think about moral issues. This introductory textbook engages both traditions to present Christian philosophical and theological approaches to ethics. Combining their expertise in philosophy and theology, Craig Boyd and Don Thorsen explain the beliefs, values, and practices of various Christian ethical.Learn More
Christian Ethics and Moral Theology 0. M. T. O'DONOVAN EXAMINERS WHO COMPOSE papers in 'Christian Ethics' are fond of requiring their candidates to rehearse the methodological contrasts between their own discipline and that called 'Moral Philosophy'. For the day when they tire of this sport, I can suggest a more parochial, but not less teasing, question: how is Christian Ethics distinct from.Learn More
Christian ethics accepts and uses the results of moral philosophy in so far as they throw light upon the fundamental facts of human nature, so how can anyone say that Christian ethics is opposed to moral philosophy? As a matter of fact, although Christian ethics presupposes the Christian view of life as revealed by Christ, and its definitions must be in harmony with Christian ideals, it takes.Learn More
Theology and philosophy have both shaped contemporary culture and how people actually think about moral issues. This introductory textbook engages both traditions to present Christian philosophical and theological approaches to ethics.Learn More
This essay argues that the vision of God in John Calvin’s understanding of the Christian life offers resources to defend a Reformed ethics from some recent detractors. Further, it provides a constructive contrast with the role of eschatology in a prominent strand of 20th century ethics.Learn More