The student, church staff person, layperson, or professional ethicist searching for an introduction to contemporary ethical issues that is substantive enough for class room use yet functionally oriented toward the local church will find Understanding Christian Ethics invaluable.
Topics discussed include:
- Why Study Christian Ethics?
- The Old Testament: Sourcebook for Christian Ethics
- The Ethics of the New Testament
- The Ethics of Decision Making
- The Church and the World
- Politics and Christian Discipleship
- Preparing for Multiethic Ministry
- The Church and Economic Life
- Sexuality: Reflecting Who We Are
- World Peace
- Issues of Life and Death
- Special Concerns in a Contemporary World
- Christian Ethics: A View from the Pew
About the Editor
William M. Tillman, Jr. earned his B.A. and M.Ed. at Southeastern State College. He also received his M. Div. and Ph.D. at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, graduating in 1978. From 1977-1981 he served on the Christian Life Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and afterwards taught at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary for 17 years. He has authored or edited a number of books concerning ethics. He currently resides in Abilene, Texas.