Christian Moral Realism: Natural Law, Narrative, Virtue, and the Gospel

Oxford University Press (2000)
This book describes the shape of a Christian ethic that arises from a conversation between contemporary accounts of natural law theory, and virtue ethics. The ethic that emerges from this conversation seeks to resolve the tensions in Christian ethics between creation and eschatology, narrative and natural law, and objectivity and relativity. Black moves from this analytic foundation to conclude that worship lies at the heart of a theologically grounded ethic whose central concern is the flourishing of the whole human person in community with both one another and God.
Keywords Christian ethics  Moral realism
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Call number BJ1241.B53 2000
ISBN(s) 0198270208   9780198270201
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