Doing Right and Being Good.
Doing Right and Being Good
David Oki Ahearn and Peter R. Gathje, editors
The Liturgical Press
St. John's Abbey, PO Box 7500, Collegeville, MN 56321-7500
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Doing Right and Being Good: Catholic and Protestant Readings in Christian Ethics is a reader that represents both the Roman Catholic and Protestant moral traditions. The selected essays Among the numerous literary works titled Selected Essays are the following:
cover such topics as Christian pacifism Christian pacifism is a practice supported by peace churches, Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT), Christian anarchists and other Christians. Pacifism, the opposition to violence and war, is a minority view in Christianity but the dominant belief in Christian communities such as peace , feminism, and liberation theology liberation theology, belief that the Christian Gospel demands "a preferential option for the poor," and that the church should be involved in the struggle for economic and political justice in the contemporary world—particularly in the Third World. , as well as classical readings by major figures in the history of Christian moral thought and mainstream movements. Sample readings include "Appropriate Vulnerability: A Sexual Ethic for Singles?", "The Biblical Meaning of Poverty", "How Do Love and Justice Work Together?" and much more. An index to scripture references and an index of authors and subjects round out this erudite er·u·dite
- Selected Essays by Frederick Douglass
- Selected Essays by T.S. Eliot
- Selected Essays by William Troy
Characterized by erudition; learned. See Synonyms at learned.
[Middle English erudit, from Latin , philosophically deep compendium com·pen·di·um
n. pl. com·pen·di·ums or com·pen·di·a
1. A short, complete summary; an abstract.
2. A list or collection of various items. . Highly recommended especially for religious studies students focusing on Christian Ethics.