Item description for Conscience and Its Problems (Library of Theological Ethics) by Kenneth E. Kirk & Kirk...
Overview Originally published in 1927, this book stands as a pertinent, original, and insightful contribution to contemporary ethics. Kirk addresses the rationale for moral thought, the role of the church as a moral community, and the handling of problematic moral situations through a case-by case analysis (an approach known as casuistry). What is the church to make of Jack Kevorkian? Kirk provides a framework for responding to such issues.
This book, originally published in 1927, has proven to be one of the most important and influential books in the field of ethics in the twentieth century. It remains a pertinent, original, and insightful work--a landmark statement of modern casuistry.
The Library of Theological Ethics series focuses on what it means to think theologically and ethically. It presents a selection of important and otherwise unavailable texts in easily accessible form. Volumes in this series will enable sustained dialogue with predecessors though reflection on classic works in the field.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2004
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Library Of Theological Ethics
ISBN 0664255787 ISBN13 9780664255787
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More About Kenneth E. Kirk & Kirk
Kenneth E. Kirk was the Bishop of Oxford in the Church of England from 1937-1954. He served as a chaplain for the British Army during World War I. An influential moral theologian, he published several works, including "Some Principles of Moral Theology".
Kenneth E. Kirk was born in 1886 and died in 1954.