David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Blackwell Pub. (2006)
We are pleased to annouce that God’s Companions by Samuel Wells has been shortlisted for the 2007 Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing. www.michaelramseyprize.org.uk Grounded in Samuel Wells’ experience of ordinary lives in poorer neighborhoods, this book presents a striking and imaginative approach to Christian ethics. It argues that Christian ethics is founded on God, on the practices of human community, and on worship, and that ethics is fundamentally a reflection of God's abundance. Wells synthesizes dogmatic, liturgical, ethical, scriptural, and pastoral approaches to theology in order to make a bold claim for the centrality of the local church in theological reflection. He considers the abundance of gifts God gives through the practices of the Church, particularly the Eucharist. His central thesis, which governs his argument throughout, is that God gives his people everything they need to worship him, be his friends, and eat with him. Wells engages with serious scholarly material, yet sets out the issues lucidly for a student audience.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$24.85 used (55% off) $36.86 new (33% off) $43.01 direct from Amazon (22% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BJ1251.W445 2006|
|ISBN(s)||9781405120135 1405120142 9781405120142 1405120134|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Jesse Couenhoven (2010). Against Metaethical Imperialism: Several Arguments for Equal Partnerships Between the Deontic and Aretaic. Journal of Religious Ethics 38 (3):521-544.
Similar books and articles
Jules J. Toner (1995). What is Your Will, o God?: A Casebook for Studying Discernment of God's Will. Institute of Jesuit Sources.
Vigen Guroian (1985). Seeing Worship as Ethics: An Orthodox Perspective. Journal of Religious Ethics 13 (2):332 - 359.
Edward Collins Vacek (1996). Love, Christian and Diverse: A Response to Colin Grant. Journal of Religious Ethics 24 (1):29 - 34.
Darlene Fozard Weaver (2011). The Acting Person and Christian Moral Life. Georgetown University Press.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1995). Ethics. Simon & Schuster.
Samuel Wells (2010). Introducing Christian Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell.
Rev Philip J. Rossi (1979). Narrative, Worship, and Ethics: Empowering Images for the Shape of Christian Moral Life. Journal of Religious Ethics 7 (2):239 - 248.
Samuel Wells (ed.) (2010). Christian Ethics: An Introductory Reader. Wiley-Blackwell.
Stanley Hauerwas & Samuel Wells (eds.) (2004). The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics. Blackwell Pub..
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads2 ( #511,927 of 1,700,363 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?