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The Power of God and the gods of Power

The Power of God and the gods of Power

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And if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector. 18 Truly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. 19 Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” Christian Coaches Network International further supports and stands in agreement with the Code of Ethics set forth by the International Coach Federation which outlines standards for professional coaching conduct.

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Missing the Mark: Sin and Its Consequences in Biblical

Missing the Mark: Sin and Its Consequences in Biblical

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We learn, in other words, all the implications of faith which determine our freedom, structure our experience, guide our insight and animate our action. His criticism of the Report evoked a reply from Professor Hart9 which in turn generated further exchanges between them. This relation must correspond to the true nature of things.� If someone tells me that cyanide is a dangerous poison, there is a better way of testing the safest relation with the chemical than to consume it.� I will be able to test its truth by grasping the true nature of the human body, as well as the true nature of cyanide.� If the two natures can mix without serious harm, then I will know how properly to relate the two.

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Christian Attitudes to War, Peace, and Revolution

Christian Attitudes to War, Peace, and Revolution

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A sentence or two later, however, Geisler appears to withdraw this acknowledgment by saying, "... responsibility implies the ability to respond." Finally, though, if there is enough time, the dying person frequently arrives at a tranquil state that may be characterized as “quiet expectation”—especially if he or she is a person of faith, having committed his or her life to the care and keeping of the loving Savior. Eberhard Bethge (London: Collins, 1966), pp. 363-72. 15 Bernard Haring, Free and Faithful in Christ, vol. 2 (Slough: St Paul Publications, 1979), p. 48. 16 Ronald Preston, 'Lying' in A Neu1 Dictionary of Christian Ethics, p. 363. 275 Bernard Hoose Select bibliography St Augustine, De Mendacio (On Lying) and Contra Mendacium (Against Lying).

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Models of Christian Ethics

Models of Christian Ethics

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There is a description of the process of moral reasoning which may overcome some of the dichotomies of relationality and autonomy, of reason and emotion, of theory and practice, which have set women against men in unhelpful ways. I am currently reading Christian Ethics for my M. These manuals, which became the standard textbooks of Catholic moral theology until Vatican II, began with a brief description of the ultimate end, which was followed by treatises on human acts, law as the objective norm of morality, and conscience as the subjective norm of morality.

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Children And Our Global Future: Theological And Social

Children And Our Global Future: Theological And Social

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Mahāyāna theorists posited three tiers of morality that demonstrated the supposed shortcomings of non-Mahāyāna ethics: (1) The ethics of restraint, which includes the precepts and the monastic code; (2) the ethics of cultivating good states, through the practice of the perfections; and (3) the ethics of altruism, the tireless effort of striving for all beings (Keown, 1992, pp. 137–142). True personalism, then, is always phenomenological.4 Further, personalist morality (mores) is always elaborated within a community and supported by consensus.

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God's Good Life: Ten Commandments for the 21st Century

God's Good Life: Ten Commandments for the 21st Century

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Frame's published works include The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God and The Doctrine of God in the Theology of Lordship series, as well as Apologetics to the Glory of God, No Other God: A Response to Open Theism, Cornelius Van Til: An Analysis of His Thought, and Salvation Belongs to the Lord. This love, which gives itself up to human existence and to death, represents and brings to light the love of God. Christian ethics, despite its diversity, consists in faithful and obedient response to that will by actions that seek the well- being of neighbours near and far.

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The 'S' Word: A Commentary on GOD and Sex-Making The Case

The 'S' Word: A Commentary on GOD and Sex-Making The Case

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And yet such proposals are being suggested increasingly by some in the medical world, particularly with reference to the elderly, who, presumably, have nothing of further value to contribute to society Organ donations are a matter of one’s personal choice. I don’t need to do that in order to realistically make a conceptual distinction between those who believe that miscegenation is unwise and those who believe it is sinful. From christian ethics in a postmodern world by James P.

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The Enigma of Justice

The Enigma of Justice

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As Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote, however, restricting the problem of truthful speech to certain cases of conflict is superficial. In this situation Jesus began his ministry, acording to Luke, by proclaiming the Jubilee, the 'year of the Lord's favour' (Luke 4:18). A consequence of this is a marked tendency to assimilate Scripture to its own tradition, determining which elements in the Bible are to be considered 'authoritative', or at least denying the Bible a critical function vis-a-vis tradition.

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Anger: The Seven Deadly Sins (New York Public Library

Anger: The Seven Deadly Sins (New York Public Library

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For liberal Christianity Christ is the ideal man, whom all men can emulate, once the persuasive charm of his life has captivated their souls. Bahnsen finds no Scriptural basis for such suggestions, and he criticizes such ideas as presented by John Murray, Meredith Kline and others. Rather, he is putting the Sabbath on the same (or lower) level as ceremonial laws. The Catechism of the Catholic Church affirms this by asserting that he is the unique measure and the archetype of divine love and the response to it. "The first and last point of reference of this catechesis will always be Jesus Christ himself, who is 'the way, and the truth, and the life.' It is by looking to him in faith that Christ's faithful can hope that he himself fulfills his promises in them, and that, by loving him with the same love with which he has loved them, they may perform works in keeping with their dignity" (no. 1698).

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The Liberating Spirit: Towards an Hispanic American

The Liberating Spirit: Towards an Hispanic American

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Aquinas is willing to use the terminology of law and obedience even here, and to say that these parts of creation obey the laws of their natures; but 'obey' here is a metaphorical expression. Gustafson, 'Christian ethics' in Paul Ramsey (ed.), Religion (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1965); see also Curran and McCormick, Use, pp. 133-50. 49 In a later article (1974), reprinted in Curran and McCormick, Use, pp. 151-77, Gustafson suggested some specifications of his earlier classification. 50 Verhey, Great Reversal (see note 38 above). 51 John Murray, quoted by LeRoy Long Jr, 'The use of the Bible', p. 150. 52 To typical practitioners of this use of the Bible, this is no problem. 53 Cf.

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