Non-Fiction Books:

Forrester on Christian Ethics and Practical Theology

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Forrester on Christian Ethics and Practical Theology

Collected Writings on Christianity, India, and the Social Order

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Forrester on Christian Ethics and Practical Theology by Duncan B Forrester
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Bringing together articles and chapters from his considerable work in theological ethics, India, and the social order, Duncan Forrester incorporates new writing and introductions to each thematic section to guide readers through this invaluable resource. This book offers stimulating studies in three related areas - Indian Christianity with particular attention to the caste system, contemporary Christian theological ethics, and the distinctive and challenging theological approach that Duncan Forrester has developed in relation to public issues such as prisons and punishment, welfare provision, social justice, and poverty.

Author Biography

Duncan B. Forrester was ordained as a Presbyter of the Church of South India in 1962. As a Church of Scotland missionary he taught Politics at Madras Christian College for eight years. After a period as Chaplain and Lecturer in Politics and Religious Studies at the University of Sussex, he was appointed in 1978 to the Chair of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology in New College, University of Edinburgh. He was Principal of New College from 1986-96, and Dean of the Faculty of Divinity from 1996-2000. He established and was first Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues. He retired in 2001. His book, Caste and Christianity: Attitudes and Policies on Caste of Anglo-Saxon Protestant Missionaries (Curzon: 1980) is a classic, and he has published many articles on Indian politics, society and religion. His recent books include The True Church and Morality: Reflections on Ecclesiology and Ethics (WCC, 1997), Christian Justice and Public Policy (Cambridge University Press, 1997), Truthful Action: Explorations in Practical Theology (T. & T. Clark, 2000), On Human Worth: A Christian Vindication of Equality (SCM Press, 2001), Theologicl Fragments: Explorations in Unsystematic Theology (Continuum,2005), and Apocalypse Now? Reflections on Faith in a Time of Terror (Ashgate, 2005).
Release date Australia
June 24th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Ashgate Publishing Limited
Pages
536
ISBN-13
9780754664383
Product ID
4183216

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...