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Author Doherty, Sean, 1980 April 11-

Title Theology and economic ethics : Martin Luther and Arthur Rich in dialogue / Sean Doherty
Edition First edition
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 228 pages)
Series Oxford theology and religion monographs
Oxford theology and religion monographs
Contents Cover; Theology and Economic Ethics: Martin Luther and Arthur Rich in Dialogue; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; WHAT THIS MONOGRAPH TRIES TO DO, AND WHY; THE METHOD; THE STRUCTURE; 1: Luther's Moral Theological Method in His Sermon von dem Wucher; THE CONTEXT OF THE SERMON VON DEM WUCHER; THE GENRE OF THE SERMON VON DEM WUCHER; THE CLAIM OF THE GOSPEL VERSUS THE CLAIMS OF ECONOMICS; LUTHER'S USE OF SCRIPTURE; THE FIRST DEGREE: 'IF ANYONE WOULD SUE YOU AND TAKE YOUR TUNIC, LET HIM HAVE YOUR CLOAK AS WELL'
THE SECOND DEGREE: 'GIVE TO THE ONE WHO BEGS FROM YOU'THE THIRD DEGREE: 'DO NOT REFUSE THE ONE WHO WOULD BORROW FROM YOU'; LUTHER'S METHOD IN PART ONE: SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS; PART TWO OF THE SERMON VON DEM WUCHER; THE ZINSKAUF AND LUTHER'S RESPONSE TO IT; THE STERILITY OF MONEY; LUTHER'S SUGGESTIONS FOR REFORM; LUTHER'S USE OF THE DOCTRINE OF CREATION IN ECONOMIC ETHICS; LUTHER'S CONCEPTS OF WORK AND VOCATION; LUTHER'S ASSESSMENT OF SELF-INTEREST; REFORMS MADE BY GOVERNMENT AND PERSONAL ACTION IN LUTHER'S SOCIAL ETHICS; CONCLUSION
2: Arthur Rich's Moral Theological Method in His WirtschaftsethikTHE CONTEXT OF WIRTSCHAFTSETHIK; RICH'S DESCRIPTION OF HIS OWN PROJECT; THE 'BASIC ETHICAL QUESTION' AND THE UNIVERSALITY OF THE MORAL EXPERIENCE; THE MAIN SCHOOLS OF ETHICAL THOUGHT, AND RICH'S PREFERRED OPTION; THE SOURCE OF RICH'S METHOD IN THE THOUGHT OF MAX WEBER; RICH'S CONCEPT OF SOCIAL ETHICS; ECONOMICS WITHIN ETHICS; ETHICS WITHIN ECONOMICS; HUMANITY AND REVELATION; RICH'S ROOTS IN KARL MARX; RICH'S CHOSEN METHOD: DIALOGUE; THE DISTINCTIVENESS OF CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ETHICS FOR RICH; The Anamnetic Role; The Radical Role
RICH'S ROOTS IN JOHN RAWLS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES FOR HIS SOCIAL ETHICSHOW NEAR IS THE KINGDOM OF GOD? ESCHATOLOGY AS RICH'S KEY THEOLOGICAL THEME; Rich and Ragaz, Kutter, and Barth; Emil Brunner and the 'Orders of Creation'; Eschatology in the Later/'Mature' Barth; Liberation Theology; Rich's Resolution of the Eschatological Dilemma Using Blaise Pascal's Dialectical Method; RICH'S CRITERIA FOR JUSTICE AND HIS SOCIAL-ETHICAL MAXIMS; Introducing Rich's Concepts of Criteria and Maxims; The Criteria for Justice; Rich's Development of His Concept of Maxims; Rich and Scripture; RICH'S CONCLUSIONS
CONCLUSION3: An Analysis of Arthur Rich's Method in the Light of that of Martin Luther; ETHICS AS A SCIENTIFIC, DIALOGICAL DISCIPLINE; THE PROBLEM OF ETHICS; The Tragedy and Complexity of Ethics; Rich's Response to Tragedy and Complexity: Optimization Rather than Fixed Moral Norms; The Source of the Problem of Ethics; Human Responsibility within Social Ethics; ESCHATOLOGY VERSUS CREATION AS A BASIS FOR SOCIAL ETHICS; Eschatology and Social Ethics; Creation and Social Ethics; Should Social Ethics Be Based on Eschatology?; PROBLEMS WITH RICH'S PRACTICE OF SOCIAL ETHICS
Summary This volume seeks to expand the self-critical resources of contemporary theological economic ethics by bringing the method of a pre-modern thinker, Martin Luther (1483-1546), into interaction with that of a modern contribution to social ethics, the Swiss theologian Arthur Rich (1910-92)
Related To Doherty, Sean, 1980 April 11- Moral theological method in the theological ethics of Martin Luther and Arthur Rich, with particular reference to their economic ethics. 2012
Notes Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Oxford, 2012 under title Moral theological method in the theological ethics of Martin Luther and Arthur Rich, with particular reference to their economic ethics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-219) and index
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Subject Luther, Martin, 1483-1546. Sermon von dem wucher
Rich, Arthur, 1910-1992. Wirtschaftsethik
Luther, Martin 1483-1546
Rich, Arthur 1910-1992
Economics -- Religious aspects.
Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects
Usury -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Early works to 1800
Business ethics.
Christian ethics.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Business ethics.
Christian ethics.
Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Economics -- Religious aspects.
Usury -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Wirtschaftsethik
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191008429
0191008427
9780191772542
0191772542