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Christianity and Ethics

A Handbook of Christian Ethics

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,723 / 269 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 43.1
LoC Categories: BL, BJ, BR
Downloads: 2,051
Added to site: 2007.07.20
mnybks.net#: 17682
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Religion

The object of this volume is to present a brief but comprehensive viewof the Christian conception of the moral life.

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themes of human interest are now {4} regarded by millions of busy men and women as mere echoes of ancient controversies, if not mere mockeries of the problems of the present day.' The Church under the inspiration of this new feeling for humanity is turning with fresh interest to the contemplation of the character of Jesus Christ, and is rising to a more lofty idea of its responsibilities towards the world. More than ever in the past, it is now felt that Christianity must vindicate itself as a practical religion; and that in view of the great problems--scientific, social and industrial, which the new conditions of an advancing civilisation have created, the Church, if it is to fulfil its function as the interpreter and guide of thought, must come down from its heights of calm seclusion and grapple with the actual difficulties of men, not indeed by assuming a political rôle or acting as a divider and judge amid conflicting secular aims, but by revealing the mind of Christ and bringing the principles of t

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