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  • From Just Enough to Overflowing

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    Friendship, magnanimity, practical wisdom are some of these. John Mark Hick’s discussion, “Homosexuality and the Biblical Witness” can be recommended as a clear, sensitive discussion of the texts and arguments surrounding homosexuality and the church. With a correct intuition of the genius of its faith, Christian orthodoxy has always insisted that evil shall not be made good by attributing it to God; and that nature shall not be made evil by deriving sin from finiteness as such.
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  • Schopenhauer in 90 Minutes (Philosophers in 90 Minutes)

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    Here, we are using science according to its former meaning. The Holy Spirit indwells every believer, and part of His role is teaching us how to live: “But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you” (John 14:26). “As for you, the anointing you received from him remains in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you. Abaddon (Heb. }a∑baddo®n) was used as a poetic synonym for the abode of the dead (the ‘bottomless pit’) or place of destruction (ABD).
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  • Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of Apocalypse: Lifting

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    Applied ethics is the branch of ethics which consists of the analysis of specific, controversial moral issues such as abortion, animal rights, or euthanasia. For example, a meditation practice widely attested in diverse Buddhist traditions aims to cultivate loving kindness towards others (including enemies) through the"mother contemplation." Fundamentals of Business Ethics – A Developing Country Perspective. In 2014 the bishops upheld the conscience rights of anti-abortion physicians.
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  • Bonhoeffer, Christ and Culture

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    They were electing these legislators based on promises of national legislative effort. Such ethics may have nothing to do with Biblical truth. This is the area of faith and morals which we usually designate as "loosed in heaven" (Matthew 16:19). This mutual inclusion has a markedly ecclesial dimension for the believer. The term ‘brotherhood’ has come to refer to an association of men and/or women with common aims and interests. Jones 'deterrence must no longer receive the church's blessing, even as the temporary warrant for the maintenance of nuclear weapons'.
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  • A Banqueter's Guide To The All-Night Soup Kitchen Of The

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    About half a century ago in Christ and Culture, H. What 2 ideas go with respecting yourself? But these values are always weaker, more liberal, and eventually bring us to a point where we do not have ethical boundaries anymore. When Jesus tackled the issue of being unfaithful in marriage and marriage breakdown it’s important to have some understanding of the culture to which he was speaking. Rhode, ed., Theoretical Perspectives on Sexual Difference (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990).
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  • Outlines of Moral Science

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    And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? The answer, based on the foregoing references, is that we moor it to the preoccupations of the African society with human welfare and social harmony, to reflections on the existential conditions in which human beings function. The Second Vatican Council (1962–1965) greatly influenced the renewal of moral theology. Traditionally, Roman Catholicism has been characterized as a natural law ethic.
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  • Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology

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    There is no such thing as secular ethics. The consequent rise in the practice alarmed Pope Pius IX who in his bull Apostolicae Sedis in 1869 removed from the code of Canon Law the distinction between the 'ensouled' and 'unensouled' foetus. If this was your client, what would you say and do? Wayne Grudem [289] There is hope for the Christian Society - Dr. Moral values, ethics, even spiritual beliefs are often compromised or purposely overlooked in subtle situations, extraneous circumstances, unplanned mishaps, stressful positions.
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  • Moral Choices Made Simple (Made Simple Series)

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    Even though the moral beliefs and circumstances of their own societies constitute the immediate focus of their philosophical activities—for human experience is most directly felt within some specific social or cultural context—nevertheless, moral philosophers do not think or imply at all that the results of their reflective activities are to be tethered to their own societies as such. But it fails to meet the insights of a religion which knows that the law of love is an impossible possibility and knows how to confess, "There is a law in my members which wars against the law that is in my mind."
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  • God's Welcome: Hospitality for a Gospel-Hungry World

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    Their groundrules emphasize that the other persons' interests count as much as their own. 3. Have we forgotten that spiritual leaders must be spiritual? This theory (or perhaps we should say 'group of theories', since there can be different retributivist approaches) is concerned with justice, which is the subject matter of another chapter in this book. He has also focused much of his study on the ethics and spirituality of Martin Luther King Jr., and has been invited to be the keynote speaker for the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.
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  • Ultimate Normative Foundations: The Case for Aquinas's

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    Morals were all around in earlier societies and religions. There is great difficulty not only in doing the truth but in seeing it — the Protestant tradition has always rightly suspected any liberal optimism about that. There are new chapters on animal rights, sexual ethics, and the biblical basis for ethical decisions, as well as four new appendixes addressing drugs, gambling, pornography, and birth control. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 34(1).