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Karl Barth and Christian Ethics : Living in Truth.

Author: William Werpehowski
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014.
Series: Barth studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This critical study of Karl Barth's Christian theological ethics discusses Barth's 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Werpehowski, William.
Karl Barth and Christian Ethics : Living in Truth.
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2014
Named Person: Karl Barth; Karl Barth
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Werpehowski
ISBN: 9781409438762 1409438767 1306410886 9781306410885 1409438759 9781409438755 147240050X 9781472400505
OCLC Number: 866443741
Description: 1 online resource (189 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Part One: Divine Command, Narrative, and Ethics; 1 Divine Commands and Philosophical Dilemmas; 2 Command and History; 3 Narrative and Ethics; 4 Realism and Discernment; Part Two: Virtue, Moral Practices, and Discernment; 5 What Shall Parents Teach Their Children?; 6 In Search of Real Children: Innocence, Absence and Becoming a Self; 7 Love of God and the Moral Meaning of Joy; 8 Hiddenness, Disclosure, and the Reality of God: The Practice of Truth Telling; 9 Practical Wisdom and Integrity; 10 Desire, Reverence, and Friendship; Index.
Series Title: Barth studies.

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This critical study of Karl Barth's Christian theological ethics discusses Barth's controversial and characteristically misunderstood ethics of divine command. The surprising relation of his 'divine  Read more...
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