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Dictionary of scripture and ethics

Author: Joel B Green; Jacqueline E Lapsley; Rebekah Miles; Allen Verhey
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2011. ©2011 2014.
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This one-stop reference book on the vital relationship between Scripture and ethics offers helpful orientation and perspective for students, pastors, and scholars. The volume shows how Christian Scripture and Christian ethics are necessarily intertwined and offers up-to-date treatment of five hundred biblical, traditional, and contemporary topics, including tithing, euthanasia, the Trinity, population policy and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xix, 889 pages
(DLC) 2011017242
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel B Green; Jacqueline E Lapsley; Rebekah Miles; Allen Verhey
ISBN: 9781784028015 1784028010
OCLC Number: 889717913
Awards: Winner of Book of the Year (Reference Boty) 2012
Description: 1 online resource (651 entries) : 1 image
Contents: Contributors --
Abbreviations --
Introduction / Joel B. Green --
Ethics in Scripture / Allen Verhey --
Scripture in Ethics: A History / Charles H. Cosgrove --
Scripture in Ethics: Methodological Issues / Bruce C. Birch --
Entries: --
Abortion --
Abuse --
Accountability --
Acts --
Additions to Daniel --
Additions to Esther --
Adoption --
Adultery --
Affections --
African American Ethics --
Agape --
Aged, Aging --
Alcohol --
Aliens, Immigration, and Refugees --
Almsgiving --
Altruism --
Amos --
Anabaptist Ethics --
Anger --
Anglican Ethics and Moral Theology --
Animals --
Antichrist --
Antinomianism --
Anti-Semitism --
Anxiety --
Apartheid --
Apostolic Fathers --
Ars Moriendi Tradition, Use of Scripture in --
Artificial Intelligence --
Asceticism --
Atonement --
Authority and Power --
Autonomy --
Ban, The --
Baptist Ethics --
Baruch --
Beatitudes --
Benevolence --
Bioethics --
Birth Control --
Blasphemy --
Blessing and Cursing --
Body --
Bribery --
Business Ethics --
Canon Law --
Capitalism --
Capital Punishment --
Cardinal Virtues --
Care, Caring --
Casuistry --
Celibacy --
Character --
Charity, Works of --
Child Abuse --
Childlessness --
Children --
1 / 2 Chronicles --
Circumcision --
Civil Disobedience --
Civil Rights --
Class Conflict --
Clean and Unclean --
Collection for the Saints --
Collective Responsibility --
Colonialism and Postcolonialism --
Colossians --
Common Good --
Comparative Religious Ethics --
Compassion --
Conception --
Concubinage --
Confession --
Confidentiality --
Conflict --
Conquest --
Conscience --
Conscientious Objection --
Conscientization --
Conscription --
Consequentialism --
Consumerism --
Continence --
Contrition --
Conversion --
1 Corinthians --
2 Corinthians --
Cost-Benefit Analysis --
Courage --
Covenant --
Covenantal Ethics --
Creation, Biblical Accounts of --
Creation Ethics --
Crime and Criminal Justice --
Cross-Cultural Ethics --
Cruciformity --
Cruelty --
Culture --
Daniel --
Dead Sea Scrolls --
Death, Definition of --
Death and Dying --
Debt. Deception --
Dementia --
Democracy --
Deontological Theories of Ethics --
Dependent Care --
Desertion --
Desire --
Deterrence, Nuclear --
Deuterocanonical/Apocryphal Books --
Deuteronomistic History --
Deuteronomy --
Deviance --
Didache --
Dirty Hands --
Disability and Handicap --
Discernment, Moral --
Discipline --
Discrimination --
Dishonesty --
Dissent --
Divination and Magic --
Divine Command Theories of Ethics --
Double Effect, Principle of --
Dualism, Anthropological --
Duty --
Ecclesiastes --
Ecclesiology and Ethics --
Ecological Ethics --
Economic Development --
Economic Ethics --
Ecumenism --
Egalitarianism --
Emancipation --
Emotion --
Empathy --
Ends and Means --
Enemy, Enemy Love --
Ephesians --
Equality --
Eschatology and Ethics --
Esther --
Ethnic Identity, Ethnicity --
Eugenics --
Euthanasia --
Evangelical Ethics --
Evangelism --
Evil --
Excellence --
Excommunication --
Exile --
Exodus --
Exploitation --
Ezekiel --
Ezra --
Faith --
Family --
Family Planning --
Feminist Ethics --
Fidelity --
Food --
Force, Use of --
Forgiveness --
Foster Care --
Freedom --
Free Will and Determinism --
Friendship, Friendship Ethics --
Fruit of the Spirit --
Fundamentalism --
Galatians --
Gambling --
Gender --
Generosity --
Genesis --
Genocide --
Globalization --
Gluttony --
Godliness --
Golden Rule --
Good, The --
Goodness --
Good Works --
Government --
Grace --
Gratitude --
Greed --
Guilt --
Habakkuk --
Habit --
Haggai --
Happiness --
Harm --
Hatred --
Headship --
Health --
Healthcare Ethics --
Healthcare Systems in Scripture --
Hebrews --
Hedonism --
Holiness --
Holiness Code --
Holy Spirit --
Holy War --
Homelessness --
Homosexuality --
Honesty --
Hope --
Hosea --
Hospice --
Hospitality --
Household Codes --
Humanitarianism --
Humanity --
Human Rights --
Humility --
Hypocrisy --
Idolatry --
Image of God --
Imitation of Jesus --
Imperialism --
Incarnation --
Incest --
Individualism --
Infanticide --
Infertility --
Information Technology --
Institution(s) --
Integrity. Intention --
Isaiah --
James --
Jealousy and Envy --
Jeremiah --
Job --
Joel --
John --
1 / 3 John --
Jonah --
Joshua --
Jubilee --
Jude --
Judges --
Judgment --
Judith --
Justice --
Justice, Distributive --
Justice, Restorative --
Justice, Retributive --
Justification, Moral --
Just-Peacemaking Theory --
Just Wage --
Just-War Theory --
Killing --
Kingdom of God --
1 / 2 Kings --
Koinonia --
Lamentations --
Land --
Latino/Latina Ethics --
Law --
Law, Civil and Criminal --
Law, Uses of --
Law and Gospel --
Leadership, Leadership Ethics --
Legalism --
Letter of Jeremiah --
Leviticus --
Libel --
Liberation --
Liberationist Ethics --
Libertinism --
Liturgy and Ethics --
Loans --
Love, Love Command --
Loyalty --
Luke --
Lust --
Lutheran Ethics --
1 Maccabees --
2 Maccabees --
Malachi --
Malice --
Manipulation --
Mark --
Markets --
Marriage and Divorce --
Martyrdom --
Materialism --
Matthew --
Media, Ethical Issues of --
Meekness --
Mental Health --
Mercy --
Micah --
Military Service --
Monism, Anthropological --
Moral Absolutes --
Moral Agency --
Moral Development --
Moral Formation --
Moral Law --
Moral Psychology --
Motive(s) --
Murder --
Mutual Aid --
Nahum --
Narrative Ethics, Biblical --
Narrative Ethics, Contemporary --
Nationalism --
Natural Law --
Natural Rights --
Necromancy --
Nehemiah --
Neighbor, Neighbor Love --
New Testament Ethics --
Nihilism --
Norms --
Numbers --
Oaths --
Obadiah --
Obligation --
Obscenity --
Old Testament Ethics --
Omission, Sins of --
Oppression --
Orphans --
Orthodox Ethics --
Pacifism --
Parables, Use of in Ethics --
Parenthood, Parenting --
Passions --
Patience --
Peace --
Pedophilia --
Penance --
Penitence --
Perfection --
Persecution --
1 Peter --
2 Peter --
Philemon --
Philippians --
Play --
Pluralism --
Poetic Discourse and Ethics --
Political Ethics --
Polygamy --
Population Policy and Control --
Pornography --
Poverty and Poor --
Powers and Principalities --
Practices --
Praxis --
Preferential Option for the Poor --
Prejudice. Pride --
Priestly Literature --
Prison and Prison Reform --
Prisoners of War --
Privacy --
Procreation --
Professional Ethics --
Profit --
Promise and Promise-Keeping --
Propaganda --
Property and Possessions --
Proselytism --
Prostitution --
Proverbs --
Prudence --
Psalms --
Public Theology and Ethics --
Punishment --
Quality of Life --
Race --
Racism --
Rape --
Reconciliation --
Reformed Ethics --
Religious Toleration --
Reparation --
Repentance --
Reproductive Technologies --
Resistance Movements --
Resource Allocation --
Responsibility --
Restitution --
Resurrection --
Revelation, Book of --
Revenge --
Reward and Retribution --
Right and Wrong --
Righteousness --
Rights --
Roman Catholic Moral Theology --
Romans --
Ruth --
Sabbath --
Salvation --
1 / 2 Samuel --
Sanctification --
Sanctity of Human Life --
Sanctuary --
Science and Ethics --
Security --
Self --
Self-Denial --
Self-Esteem --
Self-Harm --
Selfishness --
Self-Love --
Sermon on the Mount --
Seven Deadly Sins --
Sex and Sexuality --
Sex Discrimination --
Sexual Abuse --
Sexual Ethics --
Sexual Harassment --
Shame --
Sin --
Singleness --
Sirach --
Slander --
Slavery --
Sloth --
Social Contract --
Social Service, Social Ministry --
Sociology of Religion --
Sodomy --
Solidarity --
Song of Songs --
Speech Ethics --
Spousal Abuse --
Stewardship --
Submission and Subordination --
Subsidiarity, Principle of --
Suffering --
Suicide --
Supersessionism --
Taxation --
Technology --
Teleological Theories of Ethics --
Temperance --
Temptation --
Ten Commandments --
Terrorism --
Theft --
Theocracy --
Theodicy --
1 / 2 Thessalonians --
Time, Use of --
1 / 2 Timothy --
Tithe, Tithing --
Titus --
Tobit --
Tolerance --
Torah --
Torture --
Trade --
Trinity --
Truthfulness, Truth-Telling --
Tyranny --
Urbanization --
Utilitarianism --
Value, Value Judgments --
Vegetarianism --
Vice --
Vices and Virtues, Lists of --
Violence --
Virginity --
Virtue(s) --
Virtue Ethics --
Vocation --
Vows --
War --
Wealth --
Welfare State. Wesleyan Ethics --
Widows --
Wisdom Literature --
Wisdom of Solomon --
Women, Status of --
Work --
World --
Worldliness --
World Poverty, World Hunger --
Zechariah --
Zephaniah --
List of Entries.
Responsibility: Joel B. Green, general editor ; Jacqueline E. Lapsley, Rebekah Miles, and Allen Verhey, associate editors.

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Leading scholars from the fields of biblical studies and ethics provide a one-stop reference book on the vital relationship between Scripture and ethics.  Read more...
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