Hospitality as Holiness: Christian Witness Amid Moral Diversity

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2010 - Religion - 215 pages
Hospitality as Holiness will appeal to those interested in the broad question of the relationship between reason, tradition, natural law and revelation in theology, and more specifically to those engaged with questions about plurality, tolerance and ethical conflict in Christian ethics and medical ethics.

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Contents

Alasdair MacIntyres diagnosis of the contemporary context
9
Germain Grisez and the shared rationality of all moral traditions
34
Oliver ODonovan and the distinctiveness of Christian ethics
61
Local politics ecclesiology and resisting modernity
95
The practice of hospitality
121
Hospitality hospice care and euthanasia a case study in negotiating
160
Conclusion
196
Index
211
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Luke Bretherton is Senior Lecturer in Theology & Politics, and Convenor of the Faith & Public Policy Forum at King's College London. He has worked with a variety of faith-based NGOs, mission agencies and churches in several national and international contexts. He is the author of Christianity and Contemporary Politics: The Conditions and Possibilities of Faithful Witness (2010) and Reviews Editor of the journal Political Theology.

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