Introducing Protestant Social Ethics

$30.99

Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: March 14, 2017


ISBN: 0801049911

ISBN-13: 9780801049910

Number of Pages: 272

Weight: 0.81 lb

Dimensions: 9 × 6 (inches)

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Despite their rich tradition of social concern, Protestants have historically struggled to articulate why, whether, and how to challenge unethical social structures. This book introduces Protestants to the biblical and historical background of Christian social ethics, inviting them to understand the basis for social action and engage with the broader tradition. It embraces and explains long-standing Christian reflection on social ethics and shows how Scripture and Christian history connect to current social justice issues. Each chapter includes learning outcomes and chapter highlights.

Author Info

Brian Matz (PhD, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Saint Louis University) is associate professor of the history of Christianity and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Endowed Chair in Catholic Thought at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the author or coeditor of numerous books, including Gregory of Nazianzus.

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