Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics: Fall/Winter 2005, Volume 25, No. 2

Fall/Winter 2005, volume 25, no. 2
 
 
Georgetown University Press
  • erschienen am 18. November 2005
 
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  • Softcover
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  • 248 Seiten
978-1-58901-077-2 (ISBN)
 
The essays included in this volume of the JSCE are fairly typical in that they reflect issues of perennial interest to members of the Society of Christian Ethics--from concerns about poverty and violence to questions about the virtues necessary to avoid a politics of despair. For example, John Langan's essay--which is a revised version of his presidential address to the SCE--focuses on the political situation in the United States after the election of 2004. His meditation on the virtue of hope transcends this specific context and is directly relevant to several of the other essays we publish here. Although we could catalog the many connections across these essays, we leave that to our readers. Suffice it to say that thanks to the talented authors who have shared their work with us; we are delighted to bring out another rich and provocative volume.
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Christine E. Gudorf is an associate professor in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Florida International University. Paul Lauritzen is chair of the Department of Religious Studies and director of the Program in Applied Ethics at John Carroll University.
Preface Selected EssaysHope in and for the United States of AmericaJohn Langan, SJ The Case for Abolition of War in the Twenty-First CenturyStanley Hauerwas, Linda Hogan, and Enda McDonaghWhither Messianic Ethics? Paul as Political TheoristP. Travis Kroeker "Trust and Obey": The Danger of Obedience as Duty in Evangelical EthicsWyndy Corbin Reuschling A New Discipline? Beverly Harrison and "Malestream" Christian EthicsC. Melissa Snarr Thomas Aquinas and the Culture of FearScott Bader-SayeBonaventure on Moral Motivation: Trajectories of Exemplification in his Treatment of Voluntary PovertyDavid A. Clairmont Virtue's Semblance: Erasmus and Luther on Pagan Virtue and the Christian LifeJennifer A. HerdtThe Belgian "Act on Euthanasia": Clarifying Context, Legislation, and Practice from an Ethical Point of ViewJan Jans Ettty Hillesum's Learning to Live and Preparing to Die: Complacentia Boni as the Beginning of Acquired and Infused VirtueWilliam McDonough Book Reviews Contributors

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