Social Ethics in the Making

Social Ethics in the Making

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In the early 1880s, proponents of what came to be called a€œthe social gospela€ founded what is now known as social ethics. This ambitious and magisterial book describes the tradition of social ethics: one that began with the distinctly modern idea that Christianity has a social-ethical mission to transform the structures of society in the direction of social justice. Charts the story of social ethics - the idea that Christianity has a social-ethical mission to transform society - from its roots in the nineteenth century through to the present day Discusses and analyzes how different traditions of social ethics evolved in the realms of the academy, church, and general public Looks at the wide variety of individuals who have been prominent exponents of social ethics from academics and self-styled a€œpublic intellectualsa€ through to pastors and activists Set to become the definitive reference guide to the history and development of social ethics Recipient of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 award64 See Elizabeth Cady Stanton, et. al., The Womana#39;s Bible, Part 1, Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and ... Klein, a€œAmerican Women in Ministry: A History of Protestant Beginning Points, a€ Women of Spirit: Female Leadership in the Jewish and Christian Traditions, eds. ... 65 Mary Daly, Outercourse: The Be- Dazzling Voyage (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1992), 42a€“53, quotes 42, 48.

Title:Social Ethics in the Making
Author:Gary Dorrien
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-04-06


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