Karl Barth and Christian Ethics: Living in Truth. William Werpehowski by William Werpehowski

ISBN: 9781409438755

Published: April 22nd 2014

Hardcover

170 pages


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Karl Barth and Christian Ethics: Living in Truth.  by  William Werpehowski by William Werpehowski

Karl Barth and Christian Ethics: Living in Truth. by William Werpehowski by William Werpehowski
April 22nd 2014 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 170 pages | ISBN: 9781409438755 | 10.80 Mb

This critical study of Karl Barths Christian theological ethics discusses Barths controversial and characteristically misunderstood ethics of divine command. The surprising relation of his divine command ethics to contemporary narrativeMoreThis critical study of Karl Barths Christian theological ethics discusses Barths controversial and characteristically misunderstood ethics of divine command.

The surprising relation of his divine command ethics to contemporary narrative theology and virtue ethics and specific moral themes concerning bonds between parents and children, the nature of truth telling, and the meaning of Christian love of God and neighbor are all discussed. This book reveals Barths richness, depth, and insight, and places his work in constructive connection with salient themes in both Catholic and Protestant ethics.

Attentive to the fullness of Barths Christological vision and to the purposes and limits of his reflections on the Christian life in pursuit of the good, William Werpehowski also advances conversations in Christian ethics about the nature of practical deliberation and decision, the orientation and dispositions that embody moral faithfulness, and the question and features of natural morality.

This critical study of Karl Barths Christian theological ethics discusses Barths controversial and characteristically misunderstood ethics of divine command. The surprising relation of his divine command ethics to contemporary narrative theology and virtue ethics and specific moral themes concerning bonds between parents and children, the nature of truth telling, and the meaning of Christian love of God and neighbor are all discussed.

This book reveals Barths richness, depth, and insight, and places his work in constructive connection with salient themes in both Catholic and Protestant ethics. Attentive to the fullness of Barths Christological vision and to the purposes and limits of his reflections on the Christian life in pursuit of the good, William Werpehowski also advances conversations in Christian ethics about the nature of practical deliberation and decision, the orientation and dispositions that embody moral faithfulness, and the question and features of natural morality.



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