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Especially in today's complicated world, moral practice and decision-making raise many hard questions. Dealing with those questions often requires wide-ranging understanding--in areas such as systematic and practical theology, psychology, economics, sociology and philosophy. For the first time, theNew Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology offers expert infor ...more
Hardcover, 941 pages
Published February 27th 1995 by IVP Academic (first published January 1995)
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Andy Hickman
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New Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology, David J. Atkinson, ed. (Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1995).

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Clans and families: Adam and Eve and their children were essentially a team-based leadership commissioned with a divine mandate (Gen 1:28; 2:7-24; Lk 3:38; Mt 19:4-6). Marriage is a covenant of companionship (Mal 2:14). The family (Heb. bayit) was the basic team unit in ancient Israel with several extended families linking to form larger family groups called 'clans
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Really handy. The articles are excellent and wide-ranging so will appeal to a wide audience. The introductory essays are especially good, particularly the essays on sexuality and salvation. The dated feel to one or two articles prevents me from going 5 stars.
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The Rt Rev. David John Atkinson is the former Bishop of Thetford. He was born on 5 September 1943 and educated at Maidstone Grammar School and King's College London. After a short career as a chemistry teacher he was ordained in 1973. His career began with a curacy at St Peter Halliwell Bolton, after which he was Chaplain (and a Fellow) of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, then a Canon Residentiary ...more
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