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Christian Ethics as Witness : Barth's Ethics for a World at Risk.

Author: David Haddorff
Publisher: Havertown : James Clarke & Co, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Christian ethics is less a system of principles, rules, or even virtues, and more of a free and open-ended responsible witness to God's gracious action to be with and for others and the world. Postmodernity has left us with the risky uncertainty of knowing and doing the good. It also leaves us with the global risks of political violence and terrorism, economic globalization and financial crisis, and environmental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Haddorff, David.
Christian Ethics as Witness : Barth's Ethics for a World at Risk.
Havertown : James Clarke & Co, ©2011
Named Person: Karl Barth; Karl Barth
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Haddorff
ISBN: 9780227903025 0227903021
OCLC Number: 883568797
Description: 1 online resource (472 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright information; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part one Ethics and Barth's Witness; Chapter one Theological Ethics in Transition; Chapter two Barth's Early Ethics and the Trinitarian Other; Chapter three Barth's Social Ethics:Witness in Tumultuous Times; Part two Postmodernity and a World at Risk; Chapter four Social Theory and Postmodernity; Chapter five From Modern to Postmodern Ethics; Part three Witness and Barth's Ethics; Chapter six Witness and the Word of God; Chapter seven Witness and Christian Moral Judgment. Chapter eight Witness and the PowersChapter nine Witness and Public Ethics: Options in Christian Ethics; Part four Christian Ethics as Witness; Chapter ten Witness and Christian Responsibility; Chapter eleven Political Witness: For Faith and Peace; Chapter twelve Economic Witness: For Love and Justice; Chapter thirteen Environmental Witness: For Hope and Freedom; Bibliography; Back Cover.


An insightful analysis of Christian ethics that unites social theory with the moral theology of Karl Barth, emphasising how Christian moral thought and action is first and foremost a matter of  Read more...
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'David Haddorff (...) constructively applies the basic proposals of Barth's ethics to some of the major global problems of the day: globalization, nationalism, militarism, ecological disaster, Read more...

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