Received Wisdom?: Reviewing the Role of Tradition in Christian Ethics
Hoose (Bernard)
Source: Hoose (Bernard) - Received Wisdom?: Reviewing the Role of Tradition in Christian Ethics
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Contents

    Introduction – 1
  1. Authority, Obedience and Dissent – 9
    • A Question of Relationships – 14
    • Authority from the Highest Court – 15
    • Obedience and Dissent – 32
      1. Obedience – 32
      2. Dissent – 35
    • Leadership and Authority – 36
    • Dealing with What We Have Received – 38
  2. Concerning Sex – 43
    • Our Sexual Inheritance – 44
    • The Bible – 44
    • The Fathers of the Church – 45
    • Later Developments – 56
    • Changes in Teaching – 60
    • The Present Situation – 63
    • The Need to Think Again – 65
  3. Life and Death Issues – 79
    • Killing in General – 80
    • Abortion1 – 93
    • Suicide – 99
    • Euthanasia – 101
    • Concluding Remarks – 107
  4. The Ethics of Punishment – 113
    • Why Do We Punish? – 116
    • The Punishment of Criminals – 120
    • The Meaning of Punishment and Its Justification – 122
    • What Happens in Practice? – 131
    • What Has to Be Done? – 135
    • Non-violent Offenders – 142
    • Concluding Remarks – 143
  5. Building on the Past – 151
    Index – 183

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