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01 October 2010

152 Pages | 15 b/w halftones

ISBN: 9780199568864

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Christian Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

D. Stephen Long

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides both a short history of Christian ethics and looks at its basic sources as they arise from Judaism, Greco-Roman ethics, and Christianity
  • Brings together the history and contemporary discussions in an accessible way
  • Discusses failures in the Christian tradition such as crusades, slavery, inquisitions, and the Galileo affair; putting them into a historical perspective and highlighting the challenges they raise for Christian ethics
  • Considers Christian ethics in the modern era - what does it mean today?