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  1. Book Review: Jason Byassee, Praise Seeking Understanding: Reading the Psalms with Augustine (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007). Xiv + 290 Pp. US$32.0 (Pb), ISBN 978—0-8028—4012—7. [REVIEW]Brian Brock - 2009 - Studies in Christian Ethics 22 (1):113-117.
  2. Book Review: Jonathan Malesic, Secret Faith in the Public Square: An Argument for the Concealment of Christian Identity . 256 Pp. $27.99 , ISBN 978—1—58743—226—2. [REVIEW]Brian Brock - 2010 - Studies in Christian Ethics 23 (3):330-333.
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    Book Review: Holiness; Holiness Past and Present. [REVIEW]Brian Brock - 2004 - Studies in Christian Ethics 17 (3):56-61.
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  4. Book Review: Brave New World? Theology, Ethics and the Human Genome; Re-Ordering Nature: Theology, Society and the New Genetics. [REVIEW]Brian Brock - 2006 - Studies in Christian Ethics 19 (1):110-116.
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    Book Review: Willie Jennings, The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of RaceJenningsWillie, The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race . X + 366 Pp. £28 , ISBN 978-0-300-15211-1; £16.99 , ISBN 978-0-300-17136-5. [REVIEW]Brian Brock - 2012 - Studies in Christian Ethics 25 (1):99-103.
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    Book Review: Sean Doherty, Theology and Economic Ethics: Martin Luther and Arthur Rich in DialogueDohertySean, Theology and Economic Ethics: Martin Luther and Arthur Rich in Dialogue Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs . Ix + 228 Pp. £65.00. ISBN 978-0-19-870333-4. [REVIEW]Brian Brock - 2015 - Studies in Christian Ethics 28 (4):498-501.
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    Discipline, Sport, and the Religion of Winners: Paul on Running to Win the Prize, 1 Corinthians 9:24-27.Brian Brock - 2012 - Studies in Christian Ethics 25 (1):4-19.
    In 1 Cor. 9:25 Paul exhorts the Corinthian believers to strive like athletes for an eternal prize. This paper elucidates the communal horizon of the self-disciplining he enjoins, which overturns popular modern conceptions of individual fitness and performance training. Paul likewise defines the rewards of spiritual labour as aspects of participation in the communion of saints gathered by the gospel, disallowing a wholly post-temporal construal of the eternal reward which motivates Christian discipline. The paper concludes by raising questions about the (...)
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    Christian Ethics in a Technological Age.Brian Brock - 2010 - William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co..
    Introduction: Christian faith and technological artifacts -- Pt. I. The attempt to claim Christ's dominion. Martin Heidegger on technology as a form of life -- George Grant and the technological ideal -- Michel Foucault and the habits of technology -- Pt. II. Seeking Christ's concrete claim. Advent and the renewal of the senses -- Technology for good and evil -- Political reconciliation in the community of worship -- Worship, Sabbath, and work -- Being reconciled with creation's material form -- Conclusion: (...)
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  9. Discipleship as Living with God, or Wayfinding and Scripture.Brian Brock - 2014 - Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care 7 (1):22-34.
    This paper explores the role of divine speaking in Christian ethics, critically engaging with the tendency in modern evangelicalism to seek to derive moral principles from Scripture or a biblically-derived ontology, often via deployment of map-making metaphors. The paper sets out the rather different centrality of the divine claim found in biblical accounts of good or righteous human action. Drawing on the criticisms of the anthropologist Tim Ingold of what he calls the “map-making fallacy,” the paper concludes by suggesting the (...)
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    Singing the Ethos of God: On the Place of Christian Ethics in Scripture.Brian Brock - 2007 - William B. Eerdmans.
    Introduction: the problem of estrangement from Scripture in Christian ethics -- Learning about reading the Bible for ethics -- Reading self-consciously : the hermeneutic solution -- Reading together : the communitarian solution -- Focusing reading : the biblical ethics solution -- Reading doctrinally : the biblical theology solution -- Reading as meditation : the exegetical theology solution -- Listening to the saints encountering the ethos of Scripture -- Augustine's ethos of salvific confession -- Luther's ethos of consoling doxology -- Singing (...)
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    Globalisation, Eden and the Myth of Original Markets.Brian Brock - 2015 - Studies in Christian Ethics 28 (4):402-418.
    The proposal by Adam Smith that the market is a primal human reality has arguably been the most influential of the myths offered as a substitute for the authoritative story of Eden by the Enlightenment’s founding fathers. This essay examines how rival primal stories shape agents’ moral stances by directing attention, framing conceptual priorities and in situating stated and unstated analytical presuppositions in contemporary economic discourses. Contemporary scholars have recently emphasised that the root metaphor of Smith’s economic theory is original (...)
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    Why the Estates? Hans Ulrich's Recovery of an Unpopular Notion.Brian Brock - 2007 - Studies in Christian Ethics 20 (2):179-202.
    This paper outlines Hans Ulrich's reworking of the Lutheran doctrine of the estates. He conceives the estates as descriptions of the new patterns of social life that God has promised to found and secure. This emphasis on the divine activity of generating social order is an expression of Ulrich's agreement with common and familiar criticisms of the doctrine, and why he nevertheless believes it indispensable for an evangelical ethic. A construal of the traditional doctrine of the estates that is unique (...)
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    Prayer and the Teaching of Christian Ethics: Socratic Dialogue with God?Brian Brock - 2020 - Studies in Christian Ethics 33 (1):40-54.
    In his Confessions Augustine recasts the Greco-Roman dialogue as a conversation with God. This repositioning of the premier pedagogical form of the ancient world Augustine takes as an implication of the Christian confession of God as a speaking God. Introducing Jewish forms of prayer into the Greco-Roman dialogue form transforms it in a manner that has implications for the teaching of Christian ethics today, in offering a theologically elaborated model of the formative and investigative power of conversation. Conversational learning is (...)
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    Bonhoeffer and the Bible in Christian Ethics: Psalm 119, The Mandates, and Ethics as a 'Way'.Brian Brock - 2005 - Studies in Christian Ethics 18 (3):7-29.
    This paper elucidates Bonhoeffer's understanding of Christian ethics as a `way'. The concept is prominent in his unfinished exegesis of Psalm 119 and shapes his Ethics, written during the same time period. This reading of Bonhoeffer's ethics yields the claim that he gave a much more central role to biblical exegesis in his ethical framework than is typically granted. It concludes that much of the criticism of his concept of the mandates reveals not the weakness of the concept, but a (...)
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    Global Justice, Christology and Christian Ethics by Lisa Sowle Cahill , Xiv + 312 Pp. [REVIEW]Brian Brock - 2015 - Modern Theology 31 (2):347-349.