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Its optimism had no more solid foundation than the expansive mood of the era of triumphant capitalism and naturally gives way to confusion and despair when the material conditions of life are seriously altered. They have always furnished a bulwark against more consistent and less profound analyses of the problem of evil; yet they have not been able wholly to prevent the waters of monism and dualism from seeping into Christian thought. It is far better to allow the patient his liberty of making choices, and face the reality of his mortality with dignity, than to follow the crooked road of duplicity.

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Could we talk reasonably about “what God intended” in such a circumstance? They might find our monkey-like bodies too disgusting to contemplate anything other than a platonic relationship , e.g. Claiming the Beatitudes: Nine Stories from a New Generation The Christian Century (April 21-28, 1999), pp. 459-463. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Messages and Social Statements, available online at Models for Christian Higher Education: Strategies for Success in the Twenty-First Century, Grand Rapids, MI: Wm B. Jodock, Darrell, "The Lutheran Tradition and the Liberal Arts College," Called to Serve: St , cited: Rediscovering American Values: read here read here. A century or more ago, the thin fabric of this moral facade was unravelled when Freud showed that sexual repression was the cause of sometimes very severe mental illness The Promise of Scriptural download epub download epub.

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Neither the self-discovery involved in the first insight, nor the strong attraction of particular temporal goods, nor the fact that sin often obscures man’s awareness that the good is a gift—none of these can destroy the innate orientation of man to the good. Thus Saint Paul could say that the pagans are judged “by Jesus Christ according to my Gospel” (Rom 2:16). 3 , source: Walking with Faith: New read for free The liberal churches, on the other hand, have hid their light under the bushel of the culture of modernity with all its short-lived prejudices and presumptuous certainties. To be more specific: Orthodox Christianity, with insights and perspectives, in many ways superior to those of liberalism, cannot come to the aid of modern man, partly because its religious truths are still imbedded in an outmoded science and partly because its morality is expressed in dogmatic and authoritarian moral codes War, Peace, and Social read online read online. They held that salvation comes from faith, not from human works. Protestantism ultimately rejected the Catholic sacrament of penance and thus never developed the casuistry involved in carrying out the role of the confessor as judge. Protestant ethics has been described as an ethics of inspiration, primarily because it does not usually get into a minute philosophical discussion of the morality of particular acts Reading the Ten Commandments download here What must collapse now that this belief has been undermined... [is] our whole European morality. --Nietzsche, from The Gay Science: Book V (1887) Dr. Richard Niebuhr writes, in his introduction to Eliot's translation of Feuerbach's The Essence of Christianity, that Eliot "sought to retain the ethos of Christianity without its faith, its humanism without its theism." But, Geisler's main argument against Conflicting Absolutism is that if this is true then it follows that any time Jesus had an ethic dilemma, He sinned. However Scripture states that Jesus never sinned. Because of this, Geisler holds that Conflicting Absolutism is not a viable option for the Christian ref.: Ethics Matters

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