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Author Weaver, Matthew Lon
Title Applied Christian Ethics : Foundations, Economic Justice, and Politics
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, 2014
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Introduction -- Foundations -- Social Christianity, Niebuhrian Realism, and the Protestant Mainline -- Paul Tillich and the Frankfurt School -- Toward a Constructive "Religious Realism" -- Paul Tillich and the Lingering Possibility of Prophetic Activity -- Recent Books about Reinhold Niebuhr and Reflections on His Relevance Today -- Calvin for Today -- The Life and Practice of an Ethicist -- Economics and Justice -- Cowboys, Indians, and Ethicists -- Justice, Power, and International Organizations -- Making Global Capitalism More Just by Imposing an International Transaction Tax -- Responding to "Not in My Backyard" Advocates -- Politics, War, and Peacemaking -- Redeeming Democracy -- The Development and Nature of the Peacemaking Idea -- The Church Reformed and Always Resisting -- Vietnam -- Drones and Christian Morality -- Afterword -- Index -- About the Contributors -- About the Editor
Applied Christian Ethics addresses selected themes in Christian social ethics. Part one shows the roots of contributors in the realist school; part two focuses on different levels of the significance of economics for social justice; and part three deals with both existential experience and government policy in war and peace issues
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Weaver, Matthew Lon Applied Christian Ethics : Foundations, Economic Justice, and Politics Lanham : Lexington Books,c2014 9780739196588
Subject Christian ethics.;Christian sociology.;Church and social problems
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Alt Author Brown, Charles C
Bush, Randall K
Dorrien, Gary
Hammond, Guyton B
Iosso, Christian T
Long, Edward LeRoy, Jr
Raines, John C
Robb, Carol S
Roberts, Samuel K
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