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Friendship, a study in theological ethics

Gilbert Meilaender

Friendship, a study in theological ethics

by Gilbert Meilaender

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friendship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGilbert Meilaender.
    SeriesRevisions ;, v. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1533.F8 M36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 118 p. ;
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3786429M
    ISBN 100268009562
    LC Control Number81050459

    fi gure largely in the present study, this book represents a fresh approach to theological ethics. The Moral Virtues and Theological Ethics illustrates a moral life based on the traditional virtues of Christian literature and instruction, such as a St. Augustine would have taught to those under his pastoral care.   Start your review of Receiving the Gift of Friendship: Profound Disability, Theological Anthropology, and Ethics Write a review Luke rated it it was amazing/5.

    "Receiving the Gift of Friendship is a deeply learned book, and yet reading it is a most moving experience It should find its place in postgraduate reading lists, particularly those whose theological concern is for ethics, and where the question of theological anthropology is not . G ilbert Meilaender, in his book Friendship: A Study in Theological Ethics, does point to a tendency among Christian thinkers to see ethical dangers in the “preferential” nature of friendship. Meilaender quotes Jeremy Taylor, the seventeenth-century Anglican divine: “When friendships were the noblest things in the world, charity was.

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Friendship, a study in theological ethics by Gilbert Meilaender Download PDF EPUB FB2

This classic study in theological ethics is written to argue that philia deserves an honored place within Christian ethics. Meilaender notes that at one time philia, rather than agape or charity, was the common way to understand love.

However, agape displaced philia in Christian thought, and the author attempts to think theologically about this Cited by: Certain relationships are of profound importance for human life and of great significance for the moral life.

In Friendship: A Study in Theological Ethics, Gilbert C. Meilaender explores some of the tension which Christian experience discovers in one such relationship, that of the bond of tensions help to explain why friendship was a more important topic in the life and.

In Friendship: A Study in Theological Ethics, Gilbert C. Meilaender explores some of the tension which Christian experience discovers in one such relationship, that of the bond of friendship.

These tensions help to explain why friendship was a more important topic Certain relationships are of profound importance for human life and of great /5.

Get this from a library. Friendship: a study in theological ethics. [Gilbert Meilaender] -- Certain relationships are of profound importance for the moral life. Gilbert C. Meilaender explores some of the tensions which Christian experience discovers in one such relationship, the bond of.

Friendship, a study in theological ethics. [Gilbert Meilaender] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Meilaender. Find more information about: Friendship as a preferential love --Friendship as a reciprocal love --Friendship and fidelity --Politics and ethics: civic friendship --Friendship and vocation.

Series Title: Revisions, v. a study in theological ethics book Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Friendship: A Study in Theological Ethics (Revisions: A Series of Books on Ethics) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. In Friendship: A Study in Theological Ethics, Gilbert C.

Meilaender explores some of the tension which Christian experience discovers in one such relationship, that of the bond of friendship. These tensions help to explain why friendship was a more important topic in the life and thought of the classical civilizations of Greece and Rome than it Brand: Gilbert C.

Meilaender. Friendship examines the tension between philia and agape and probes its significance for Christian thought and experience. Author Bio Gilbert C. Meilaender is professor of theology at Valparaiso University and is the author of Body, Soul, and Bioethics (Notre Dame Press, ) and Bioethics: A Primer for Christians ().

Group Publishing, Friendship: Creating a Culture of Connectivity; The Practice of Christian Friendship, by Ruth E. Groenhout Gilbert Meilaender, Friendship: A Study in Theological Ethics; Caroline J. Simon, The Disciplined Heart: Love, Destiny, and Imagination; Paul J.

Wadell, Becoming Friends: Worship, Justice, and the Practice of Christian. Receiving the Gift of Friendship consists of three parts: (1) Profound Disability, (2) Theology, and (3) Ethics. Overturning the commonsense view of human beings, Reinders s argument for a paradigm shift in our relation to people with disabilities is founded on a groundbreaking philosophical-theological consideration of humanity and of our basic human : theological ethics stand out in particularly sharp re-lief in the case of divine command ethics, and for that reason the remainder of this article will focus on this particular variety of theological ethics.

Divine command ethics is best understood as an account of the deontological part of morality that concerns duty or obligation. Moral File Size: 57KB. In her new book “Friendship and Virtue Ethics in the Book of Job,” Vesely argues that for Job, the virtues of loyalty, compassion, courage, humility, honesty, hospitality, and practical wisdom are essential to a relationship of friendship.

These traits of character are most fully embodied in actions of advocacy. "Receiving the Gift of Friendship is a deeply learned book, and yet reading it is a most moving experience It should find its place in postgraduate reading lists, particularly those whose theological concern is for ethics, and where the question of theological anthropology is not 5/5(2).

Friendship and Politics in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Ann Ward - - European Journal of Political Theory 10 (4) Ritschl's Critique of Schleiermacher's Theological ries: Religious Ethics in Normative.

Friendship: some philosophical and sociological themes. Many people’s understanding of friendship in northern societies is rather thin. We explore some classical views of friendship, the development of theory and practice in ‘modern’ societies, and some key aspects of the current experience of friendship.

Multiple copies are available for group study at $ per copy. The study guides and lesson plans integrate Bible study, prayer, and worship to help us explore the biblical narrative and ancient wisdom to retrieve the ideal of friendship and probe its promise for the moral life.

The guides can be used in a. ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Living Under God's Law - Christian Ethics (PDF Download) The Government of the Tongue - Ethics, Richard Allestree (PDF Download) Important Note: Material found in the Online Christian Library Theological Virtual - NTSLibrary does not necessarily represent the views of any specific organization or person outside of the NTSLibrary.

Theological and Naturalistic Ethics Defined The key distinction here is between theological ethics and ethics that is not theological, which we can call "naturalistic" for convenience. Theological ethics has as an essential component or assumption the premise that what gods or God wishes or commands is what we should be or do.

Receiving the Gift of Friendship: Profound Disability, Theological Anthropology, and Ethics: Profound Disability, Theological Anthropology and Ethics eBook: Reinders 5/5(2). Friend, Friendship. Most of the Old Testament words translated "friend, " "friendship, " or "be friendly" come from two Hebrew roots, rh and most common terms for friend are reeh, [] "friend, " and oheb, [] a participial form meaning "one who loves."In the New Testament several words appear, including philos [], "friend, " hetairos [], "companion, comrade, " and plesion [], "neighbor.From the Study.

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“Receiving the Gift of Friendship is a deeply learned book, and yet reading it is a most moving experience It should find its place in postgraduate reading lists, particularly those whose theological concern is for ethics, and where the question of theological anthropology is not only interesting, but urgent.”Pages: