Ethics from a Theocentric Perspective, Volume 1
The University of Chicago Press: Gordon J. Laing Award
1. An Interpretation of Our Culture
Some Aspects of Our Culture
Some Aspects of Religion
The Theological Scene
Preoccupation with Theological Method
2. Theocentric Ethics: Is It Ethics in the Traditional Sense?
The Central Reference Point: Man or God?
A Moral Pause
A Religious and Theological Pause
3. Convictions and Procedures: An Interlude
Convictions: The Priority of Human Experience
Convictions: Religion, "Others," and the "Other"
Procedures: Theological Tradition and Development
4. A Preferance for the Reformed Tradition
Theology as a Way of Construing the World
The Reformed Tradition
Problematics in the Reformed Tradition
5. God in Relation to Man and the World
The Use of Terms
"Nonreligious" Experiences and Their Religious Significance
The Religious Construal of the Affections and Their Object
God as Creator
God as Sustainer and Governor
God as Judge
God as Redeemer
The Use of Scientific Explanations in the Retrieval and Reconstruction of Theology
6. Man in Relation to God and the World
The "Human Fault"
The Christian Religious Context
7. Moral Life in Theocentric Perspective