American Protestant Ethics and the Legacy of H. Richard by William Werpehowski PDF

By William Werpehowski

ISBN-10: 0878403833

ISBN-13: 9780878403837

In this cautious research and review of the enormous impact of Niebuhr, Werpehowski strains 4 streams that stream from Niebuhr's theology, relatively because it bargains with ethics. In a tightly knit and complete research of the paintings of 4 modern ethicists, vital of their personal correct, Paul Ramsey, Stanley Hauerwas, James Gustafson, and Kathryn Tanner, Werpehowski explores how the legacy of Niebuhr has made an effect on their notion and paintings. He offers a transparent, concise, nuanced, analytical feedback of the improvement of the 4 ethicist's development of ethics-and does it in a fashion that interweaves and places the 4 right into a discussion and dialog with Niebuhr and every other.

Addressing a few substantial matters, together with the viability of simply conflict culture and the connection among "church" and "world," American Protestant Ethics and the Legacy of H. Richard Niebuhr demonstrates that Christian ethics operates inside a collection of polar tensions and that such "conversations" as are constructed inside of must be part of ethical discourse inside of and among numerous groups of faith.

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