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Christian Personal Ethics, 2nd ed.

Publisher:
, 1977
ISBN: 0801041651

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Overview

Resurgent interest in Carl Henry as one of America’s finest evangelical theologians has reignited enthusiasm in his formative works. His work on ethics was essential both to his leadership of Christianity Today and to his magnum opus God, Revelation and Authority. This study addresses both the moral revelation of Christianity and the ethical alternatives of speculative philosophy.

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  • Provides a thorough and scholarly exploration of the ethics of a moral life
  • Examines various philosophers who have shaped the modern view
  • Explores the implications of embracing the ethics of Jesus Christ

Section 1: Speculative Philosophy and the Animalization of the Moral Life

  • Naturalistic Ethics and the Animalization of the Moral LIfe
  • Idealistic Ethics and the Deification of the Moral Life
  • Existential Ethics and the Intensification of the Moral Life

Section 2: Christianity and the Moral Revelation: The Redemption of the Moral Life

  • The Image of God Created and Sullied
  • Christian Ethics and the Antithesis of Specualtive Morality
  • The World of Fallen Morality
  • Transcendent Revelation as the Source of Christian Ethics
  • The Good as the Will of God as Lord
  • Love, the Divine Imperative in Personal Relationships
  • The Determination of the Content of the Moral Life
  • The Biblical Particularization of the Moral Life: The Old Testament
  • The Biblical Particularization of the Will of God: The Sermon on the Mount
  • The Law and the Gospel
  • Christian Ethics as Predicated on the Atonement
  • Christian Ethics as the Morality of the Regenerate
  • Jesus as the Ideal of Christian Ethics
  • New Testament Principles of Conduct
  • The Holy Spirit, the Christian Ethical Dynamic
  • The Christian Life as a Possession
  • The Distinctive New Testament Virtues
  • Conscience as a Christian Phenomenon
  • Motives and Sanctions of the Good Life
  • The Eschatological Sanction for Ethics
  • Christian Morality and the Life of Prayer
  • Title: Christian Personal Ethics
  • Author: Carl F. H. Henry
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Print Publication Date: 1977
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Pages: 615
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Christian ethics
  • ISBNs: 0801041651, 9780801041655
  • Resource ID: LLS:CHRSTNPRSNLETHCS
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-29T22:41:41Z
Carl F. H. Henry

Carl F. H. Henry (1913–2003) was an evangelical Christian theologian. Henry earned degrees from Wheaton College, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Boston University. In 1942, he helped launch the National Association of Evangelicals and served on its board for many years. Henry assisted Rev. Billy Graham in founding Christianity Today and served as the editor for 12 years. Henry’s six-volume God, Revelation, and Authority has been widely influential in shaping evangelicals’ beliefs around the world.

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