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In this, his magnum opus, he has written a systematic theology that is both exhaustive in its approach and erudite in its. So christian ethics by its very nature is prescriptive, not descriptive. Geisler phd, loyola university of chicago has taught at leading evangelical colleges and seminaries for over fifty years and is distinguished professor of apologetics and theology at veritas evangelical seminary in murrieta, california. Nick norelli rightly dividing the word of truth new jersey norman geisler is without a doubt one of the most prolific writers of the modern. Geisler has taught at the university and graduate level for over forty years. The impact on christian ethics of the second coming of christ ii 199 index of biblical references 202. Jan 01, 2010 geisler s book is a foundational study on christian ethics. Ethics deals with what ought to be, not with what is. It is a fact that the litigations of the lc drove a major countercult. I have been teaching a class for faulkner universitys military education program on christian ethics. Geisler a dissertation presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree doctor of philosophy by augustin tchamba approval by the committee. He wrote nearly eighty books, including the baker encyclopedia of christian apologetics, christian ethics, and systematic theology.
Geisler, 9780801038792, download free ebooks, download free pdf epub ebook. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. From a christian point of view, a purely descriptive ethic is no ethic at all. Geisler is one of the most theologically and biblically perceptive christian thinkers of our time. Next, geisler s moral methodology was critiqued, firstly against his own basic presuppositions, then by comparing contradictory concepts within hierarchicalism, and finally by contrasting his theories with those of other christian thinkers, and with the biblical passages that geisler uses. Geisler is an evangelical scholar, christian apologist, and the authorcoauthor of over fifty christian books defending the christian faith by means of logic, evidence, and philosophy. This includes showing that christian ethics is deontological dutycentred rather than teleological endcentred, e. The christian love ethic 2012 the christian ethic of love 1973 options in contemporary ethics 1981 updated in 2012 and renamed to the christian love ethic. Thats my position and i think if you pressed him, he would agree, too. Norm geislers systematic theology is a long overdue, and thus welcomed, contribution to the evangelical world, for it persuasively shows the importance and necessity of philosophical analysis in the theologians craft. For over forty years he has studied and defended the faith as an author and as an internationally known speaker and debater. Respected author, seminary professor, and apologist presents a moderate view of divine sovereignty vs. This is a fine intro to christian ethics and will serve nicely in a college or seminary classroom.
The significantly expanded second edition includes new chapters on animal rights, sexual ethics, and the biblical basis for ethical decisions. Geisler and nix have provided the christian community with a standard introduction text to biblical studies. He has also authored many scholarly articles on a wide range of theological and philosophical topics. Their common ground is that each person and each persons world are what scripture says they are. Geisler is a christian apologist, teacher and author on the subjects of christian apologetics, philosophy and the bible dr. General revelation contains gods commands for all people. Since christians base their beliefs on gods revelation in scripture, the bible will be cited as an authority for conclusions drawn here see chap. Respected author, seminary professor, and apologist presents a moderate view of. Trusted apologist presents a comprehensive a to z guide to defending the faith. The impact on christian ethics of the resurrection of christ 181.
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