The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics presents a comprehensive and systematic exposition of Christian ethics, seen through the lens of Christian worship. * An innovative exposition of Christian ethics, seen through the lens of Christian worship* Challenges conventional approaches to the subject* Restores a sense of the integral connection between Christian ethics and theology* Stanley Hauerwas is one of the most influential figures in Christian ethics around the world* Embraces contributors from the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian, Mennonite and Pentecostal traditions* Designed to be accessible to introductory students* Will have a major impact on the discipline of Christian ethics
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Author Biography - Stanley Hauerwas
Stanley Hauerwas is Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at the Divinity School, Duke University, North Carolina. He is regarded as a, if not the, leading figure in Christian ethics. His book, A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic, was selected as one of the 100 most important books on religion of the twentieth century. He is one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of his generation. He has written numerous books including: The Peaceable Kingdom (1983), A Community of Character (1981), Resident Aliens (1989), Christians Among the Virtues (1997), Wilderness Wanderings: Probing Twentieth Century Theology (1997), Sanctify Them in the Truth (1998), and With the Grain of the Universe: the Church's Witness and Natural Theology (2001). Samuel Wells is Priest-in-Charge of St Mark's, Newnham, Cambridge, and a writer in theological ethics. He has published several books, including Transforming Fate into Destiny (1998), Faithfulness and Fortitude (2000), and Improvisation and the Drama of Christian Ethics (2004).