Essays Tagged: "Christian ethics"

Ethical Values In The Old Testament

ng to principles of what is good or right to do." Our ethical values today descend primarily from a Christian ethic in which "a truly ethical decision, we are told, must be spontaneous, undirected, fr ... coerced response to each new decision-demanding situation." The ethical values of today, especially Christian ethics, borrow and carry forward the Hebrew ethics of the past. Yet it is hardly fair to e ...

(3 pages) 209 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Jesus and the Anorexic Suicidal Supermodels

e dadfamily needs help as a function. Any Pat Robertson-fearing Republican will tell you that Judeo-Christianethics are the foundation upon which the family is based,therefore to help the family why n ... gious ideals? (And while we're at it, why not make acontribution to the two billion dollar tax-free ChristianBroadcasting Network?)The manifest function here of religion is to providepeople with a uni ...

(3 pages) 47 2 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Christian Ethics

it the writer was quite adamant that there was a difference between what he called "the world" and "Christian ethics". As far as I could understand, he was saying there was such a wide gulf between wh ... as I could understand, he was saying there was such a wide gulf between what was commonly known as 'Christian' morals, and the sort of morals which everyone else lived by. He did not want his society, ...

(8 pages) 169 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Christianity & Judaism's Impact On Genetic Engineering

netic engineering and the great advantages it could have, right?Well I bet that you didn't know how Christianity and Judaism impact this bioethical issue as well as the lives of everyday believers.The ... s the lives of everyday believers.Their are many genetic engineering issues that can interfere with Christian ethics, these which are found in Scriptures, the natural law, human experience, and author ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

How has our postmodern situation changed our understanding or approach to ethics? Discuss in relation to feminism

approach to feminism. The dramatic changes in our overall approach to ethics, especially concerning Christian ethics have mostly come in the last hundred years.Feminist approaches to ethics are not co ...

(8 pages) 108 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

How plausible is the claim that there is no moral justification for warfare?

taken over from religion as a basis for moral judgement when fighting a war. Historically, medieval Christian ethics were the justifications for warfare, as was apparent throughout the Crusades. Justi ... ame the highest moral value after the conflict between Christ as a pacifist and the fight to spread Christianity. From this stemmed the principles of the just war tradition. There are seven principles ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Christian Ethics

As Christians we hold a view of morality that differs from the view held by the secular world. In my jo ... om the view held by the secular world. In my journey through life I have learned that the source of Christian ethics is God. Through our understanding of God and of His nature a solid foundation for m ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Aquinas and Hobbes

In his writings on Early Christian Ethics, Thomas Aquinas proposed the existence of four distinct types of laws. These laws a ... re philosophy and that it was an essential component of Aquinas' bringing Aristotelian ideas to the Christian world view. Bourke states that Aquinas' moral psychology can be broken down to three disti ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Beowolf

th an idea of a poem that was written during a time when the society had converted from paganism to Christianity"(Cohen 138). "We know that paganism did exist alongside Christianity during the approxi ... epic tale of Beowulf, one of the greatest battles faced is the struggle between pagan idealism and Christian ethics. In the epic tale of Beowulf, the characters display numerous amounts of Chr ...

(1 pages) 502 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Beowolf

th an idea of a poem that was written during a time when the society had converted from paganism to Christianity"(Cohen 138). "We know that paganism did exist alongside Christianity during the approxi ... epic tale of Beowulf, one of the greatest battles faced is the struggle between pagan idealism and Christian ethics. In the epic tale of Beowulf, the characters display numerous amounts of Chr ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Examine the relationship between the concepts of Fortuna and virtù in Machiavelli's "The Prince".

cal behaviour from history and experience, not from the realm of imagination or from the demands of Christian ethics. "The Prince" in many ways represents a fundamental break in the history of politic ...

(9 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Outline the ethical teachings of Anglicanism with some reference to other Chrsitian denominations.

have a particular character of their own. Anglican ethical tradition also draws on several central Christian beliefs held in common with Catholic theology.The roots of Anglican ethics begin in a beli ... God's divine order is established in Jesus Christ and his teachings. This provides the belief that Christian identity and action go beyond an individual's faithfulness and personal relationship with ...

(5 pages) 10 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The important of Jesus' commandment of love in Christian Ethics

Christian ethics are not centered on ethical codes, oaths, social environment or human values but ar ... s god and his character they discover that he is righteous, just and loving and judges accordingly. Christian fundamentals are centered on the fact that God will judge correctly and has revealed his l ... will judge correctly and has revealed his love for mankind through Jesus Christ.When one thinks of Christian code of ethical conduct and morality, the Ten Commandments are immediately brought to mind ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Catholic Social Justice

. According to natural law everyone has a right to acquire knowledge (The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Ethics). Now is it moral for one to be able to acquire greater knowledge over another? God ... a greater extent than simply a rise in income level. (Measuring Global Poverty, par. 2)According to Christian theology fulfilling people's human rights and providing economic justice is part of being ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Am I My Brothers Keeper

ing and his actions, as the king is responsible for the noble man.From the anthology, "The Norms of Christian Ethics", it provides yet another example as to why it is important to be your brothers kee ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

RELIGION ASSESSMENT TASK TWO: CHRISTIANITY & JUDAISM

RELIGION ASSESSMENT TASK TWO: CHRISTIANITY & JUDAISM�YEAR11�� CHRISTIANITY: CORE ETHICAL TEACHINGSEthics ... TY: CORE ETHICAL TEACHINGSEthics are the practical applications of belief.Help maintain and support Christian relationships.The Ten CommandmentsTen Commandments (the Decalogue) were a covenant between ... of New Testament ethical teaching.In the Old Testament is a critical source of ethical guidance for Christians.It is a summary of Christian ethics and emphasise the importance of human life.Found in ( ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Religion: Moral Without God

l and vice versa is one that is expected to plague the world of philosophy. One would expect a true Christian to argue that God was and is the only good thing; however as a Christian and scholar I cho ... ng; however as a Christian and scholar I choose to argue the existence of moral in correlation with Christianity from the standpoint of history. I aim to prove that humanity overtime has shown that in ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues