Karl Barth and Christian Ethics: Living in Truth (Barth by William Werpehowski

By William Werpehowski

This serious learn of Karl Barth's Christian theological ethics discusses Barth's debatable and normally misunderstood ethics of divine command. The brilliant relation of his 'divine command ethics' to modern 'narrative theology' and 'virtue ethics' and particular ethical subject matters bearing on bonds among mom and dad and youngsters, the character of fact telling, and the that means of Christian love of God and neighbor are all mentioned. This ebook unearths Barth's richness, intensity, and perception, and locations his paintings in optimistic reference to salient subject matters in either Catholic and Protestant ethics.

Attentive to the fullness of Barth's Christological imaginative and prescient and to the needs and bounds of his reflections at the Christian existence in pursuit of the nice, William Werpehowski additionally advances conversations in Christian ethics concerning the nature of sensible deliberation and choice, the orientation and tendencies that include ethical faithfulness, and the query and lines of 'natural morality.'

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