This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics, suitable for individual study or textbook use in a Bible college or seminary. The first four chapters survey of the field of Christian ethics before focusing on specific issues. Eighteen chapters confront all of the issues faced by believers today, including a discussion of racial issues that goes beyond black and white, business ethics on this side of Enron, and war and international relations in light of today’s headlines.
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This electronic version of Christian Ethics in Plain Language packs 235 pages of information onto one small, downloadable file! The study of Christian ethics is more important today than ever before. As the author, Kerby Anderson, eloquently states, "We live in a world where the theory of relativity is considered an absolute value and where biblical absolutes are considered relative." Some of the many topics dealt with in this resource include:
- Genetic Engineering
- Crime and Capital Punishment
- Race and Racial Issues
- And Many More!
Christian Ethics in Plain Language provides the reader with a clear understanding of moral issues of our age and a consistent and coherent application of biblical principles to those important personal and social issues. For example, chapter seventeen follows this outline.
- Types of Drugs
- How to Fight Drugs
- Should We Legalize Drugs?
- Biblical Perspective
- How to Keep Children Off Drugs
- What to Do If Your Child Is On Drugs
- What Can the Church Do?
Each chapter offers advice from a biblical perspective, as well as ways to combat negative social issues. This resource would prove extremely useful for any pastor, counselor or parent. Most Christians recognize that social and ethical problems exist in their surrounding culture, Christian Ethics in Plain Language gives reasons for why certain positions are unethical and what action the Christian can take in regards to these vexing issues.
- Title: Christian Ethics in Plain Language
- Author: Kerby Anderson
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
- Publication Date: 2005
- Pages: 213