The topic of scandal may seem obscure, until one finds oneself in the midst of dealing with one; scandals, in fact, are all around us.
Where does one go for help? Until now there has not been an abundance of reformed resources on the topic. These resources will be especially helpful for...
free christian resources
peace and purity of the church
The Reformation recognized that numerous commands in Scripture were for the good-order of the Church in their given context, and were not absolutely binding, without qualification, on all times and societies.
This Scriptural category of 'Church ordinances' was a common-place in Reformation...
books of church order
culture vs ordinance
I have taken my final exam today for my M.Div degree and have been looking at schools to receive further education from. I posted a question about homiletics earlier, but I am curious do any of you know any schools that have a ThM or PhD in Ethics? That is a class that I was...
Lutheran Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote, "Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act."
View 1: Quotes like this seem to suggest that all humans who are able and aware are under a command of God to act in some way (even...
I've been thinking a lot about moral dilemmas and the Christian response in certain circumstances. I believe there are true moral dilemmas for a Christian, though many situations posited as moral dilemmas are not.
One example of a moral dilemma (in my mind) involves 5 people tied to one fork...
I'll be taking Ethics in college. Students from various courses will be taking it. I always feel I have a responsibility to defend my faith in class if it so happens that a certain debate might need my input.
So, I would like to receive advice and references to articles that...
I got into a lively conversation with a co-worker this morning based on this question: Is it ethically/morally wrong to go to a physical store, compare products, decide on a product, and then buy it from Amazon because it's cheaper?
The gist of my answer was this: When you go to a physical...
I was confronted with this question during a discussion with a Muslim friends' friend. As a person who believes Christian non-resistance is the most Biblical stance, I was kind of nudged by God to continue the discussion into a fully developed look at whether or not Christians should...