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Hospitality as holiness : Christian witness amid moral diversity

Author: Luke Bretherton
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hospitality as Holiness seeks to address the underlying question facing the church within contemporary moral debates: how should Christians relate to their neighbours when ethical disputes arise? The problems the book examines centre on what the nature and basis of Christian moral thought and action is, and in the contemporary context, whether moral disputes may be resolved with those who do not share the same  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luke Bretherton
ISBN: 0754653722 9780754653721 9781409403494 1409403491
OCLC Number: 60348847
Description: vi, 215 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Alasdair MacIntyre's diagnosis of the contemporary context --
Germain Grisez and the shared rationality of all moral traditions --
Oliver O'Donovan and the distinctiveness of Christian ethics --
Local politics, ecclesiology, and resisting modernity --
The practice of hospitality --
Hospitality, hospice care, and euthanasia : a case study in negotiating moral diversity.
Responsibility: Luke Bretherton.
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We live amid increasing ethical plurality and fragmentation while at the same time more and more questions of moral gravity confront us. This book seeks to address the underlying question facing the  Read more...

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