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The moral catastrophe

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Published by Harvest House Publishers in Eugene, Or .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Christian ethics,
    • United States -- Moral conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Hocking.
      LC ClassificationsBJ1251 .H58 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2212428M
      ISBN 100890817464, 0890818444
      LC Control Number89035232

      These lectures will ask an unsettling question: are our ways of thinking about the Christian moral life less evangelical, less “gospel-shaped,” than we assume them to be?We will argue that this is widely the case, and that the problem lies in a defective modern account of Christian identity that is a long way from Paul’s representation of the Christian self who serves God. The catastrophe that made all of that a distant memory was equally unprecedented in the history of mankind.: So it came as something of a surprise that the dawn of the new Millennium brought nothing but catastrophe and confusion to the aerospace giant.: Remote antiquity, hymned by the tribe's poet, is revered, and the future feared as it may bring catastrophe or even annihilation. His book The End of Nature Mike – what is a realistic course of action. In that this is clearly a moral and ethical dilemma, it certainly has to be a spiritual one as well. Both sides have their beliefs rational and otherwise. What is a rational course of action? Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment. Accordingly, the moral paragons invoked in this volume are of humbler background -- fishers and weavers and miners -- than the Homeric heroes and Aristotelian gentlemen discussed in After Virtue. But MacIntyre's path to this more egalitarian condition leads back to the local, traditional worlds that Marx treated as a barrier to revolutionary.

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