Christian Ethics and Moral Philosophy (Paperback)

An Introduction to Issues and Approaches

By Craig A. Boyd, Don Thorsen

Baker Academic, 9780801048234, 208pp.

Publication Date: December 4, 2018

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Description

This introductory textbook presents Christian philosophical and theological approaches to ethics. Combining their expertise in philosophy and theology, the authors explain the beliefs, values, and practices of various Christian ethical viewpoints, addressing biblical teachings as well as traditional ethical theories that contribute to informed moral decision-making. Each chapter begins with Words to Watch and includes a relevant case study on a vexing ethical issue, such as caring for the environment, human sexuality, abortion, capital punishment, war, and euthanasia. End-of-chapter reflection questions, illustrations, and additional information tables are also included.


About the Author

Craig A. Boyd (PhD, Saint Louis University) is professor of philosophy at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. Don Thorsen (PhD, Drew University) is professor of theology and director of the Master of Divinity program at Azusa Pacific Seminary in Azusa, California.