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Paul Ramsey was one of the most important ethicists of the twentieth century. From the publication of his classic Basic Christian Ethics in 1950 until his death in 1988, his writings decisively shaped moral discourse and reflection in the areas of theology, law, politics, and medicine.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ramsey, Paul (Author)
Other Authors: Werpehowski, William (Editor), Crocco, Stephen D. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1994]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • What the Christian does without a code
  • The Biblical norm of righteousness
  • Self-love, love of happiness, love to God and to neighbor
  • Christian vocation and resistance
  • Justice in war
  • The case for making "just war" possible
  • The uses of power
  • The limits of nuclear war
  • The created destination of property right
  • The Christian use of economic pressure to transform race relations
  • The covenant of marriage and right means
  • Reference points in deciding about abortion
  • Preface to the patient as person
  • Consent as a canon of loyalty, with special reference to children in medical investigations
  • On (only) caring for the dying
  • The indignity of "death with dignity"
  • Justice and equal treatment.