A community of character : toward a constructive Christian social ethic / Stanley Hauerwas.
By: Hauerwas, Stanley.Material type: BookPublisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, �1981Description: 1 online resource (x, 298 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0268076626; 9780268076627; 9780268081881; 0268081883.Subject(s): Christian ethics | Social ethics | Morale chr�etienne | Morale sociale | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Ethics | Christian ethics | Social ethics | Christelijke ethiek | Sociale ethiek | RELIGION / Christian Theology / ChristologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Community of character.DDC classification: 241 Other classification: 11.62 Online resources: Click here to access online
Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. 1. The narrative character of Christian social ethics. A story-formed community : reflections on Watership down -- Jesus : the story of the Kingdom -- The moral authority of scripture : the politics and ethics of remembering -- The church and liberal democracy : the moral limits of a secular polity -- pt. 2. Church and the world : history, politics, and the virtues. The church in a divided world : the interpretative power of the Christian story -- The virtues and our communities : human nature as history -- Character, narrative, and growth in the Christian life -- pt. 3. The church and social policy : the family, sex, and abortion. The moral value of the family -- The family : theological and ethical reflections -- Sex in public : toward a Christian ethic of sex -- Why abortion is a religious issue -- Abortion : why the arguments fail.
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