Paul among Liberals and Communitarians: Models for Christian Ethics

  title={Paul among Liberals and Communitarians: Models for Christian Ethics},
  author={David G. Horrell},
  pages={33 - 52}
  • D. Horrell
  • Published 1 February 2005
  • Philosophy
  • Pacifica
This essay first sketches the contrasts between liberal and communitarian approaches to ethics, represented by Jürgen Habermas and Stanley Hauerwas respectively, as a contemporary context in which to read Paul's ethics. Paul is not seen as unambiguously affirming the ecclesial ethics of Hauerwas but rather as offering a rather more diverse range of possibilities and points of critical comparison. In the closing sections of the essay three possible models for the contemporary appropriation of… 



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