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A Christian method of moral judgment / J. Philip Wogaman.

Philadelphia : Westminster Press, [1976] .
ISBN 9780664207632, 0664241344, 9780664241346, 0664207634

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Subjects Christian ethics.
Morale chrétienne.
Description xi, 270 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1976]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents CHAPTER 1. Moral commitment and ethical uncertainty -- A. The Loss of Moral Authority -- B. The Response of Situation Ethics -- C, Beyond Situation Ethics -- D.A New Evangelical Perfectionism -- E. The Problem of Ethical Methodology -- CHAPTER 2. The concept of methodological presumption -- A. The Moral Burden of Proof -- B. The Testing of Moral Presumptions -- C. Criteria of Exception -- D. Significant Forms of Presumption -- CHAPTER 3. Positive Moral Presumptions of Christian Faith -- A. The Theological Basis of Christian Moral Presumptions -- B. Positive Moral Presumptions -- (i) The Goodness of Created existence -- (ii) The Value of Individual Life -- (iii) The Unity of the Human Family in God -- (iv) The Equality of Persons in God -- CHAPTER 4. Negative Moral Presumptions -- A. Presumptions -- (i) Human Finitude -- (ii) Human Sinfulness -- B. The Effect of Negative Presumptions -- C. The Problem of 'Necessary Evil'
CHAPTER 5. Polar Moral Presumptions -- A. The Nature of Polar Values -- B. Presumptions -- (i) Individual/Social Nature of Man -- (ii) Freedom/Responsibility -- (iii) Subsidiarity/ Universality -- (iv) Conservation/Innovation -- (v) Optimism/Pessimism -- CHAPTER 6. Presumptions of Human Authority -- A. The Selection of Moral Authorities -- B. Presumptions -- (i) The Community of Faith -- (ii) Tradition -- (iii) Technical and Factual Expertise -- (iv) Civil Society -- CHAPTER 7. Ideological Presumptions -- A. The Christian and Civilization -- B. Two Tests of 'Christian' Civilization -- C. Ideological Formulations -- D. Political Ideal Models -- E. Economic Ideal Models -- CHAPTER 8. Moral Judgment and Social Strategy -- A. The Dilemma of Christian Social Strategy -- B. The Objectives of Christian Social Strategy -- C. 'The System' as a Problem in Strategic Practicality -- D. Strategic Analysis of Social Systems -- E. Strategic Reliance upon Government -- F. 'The System' and Dilemmas of Strategic Moral Judgment -- G. The Systematic Consolidation of Strategy -- Notes -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2401866
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WorldCat Identities Wogaman, J. Philip.
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