In Search of the Common Good
Dennis McCann, Patrick D. Miller
A&C Black, Feb 4, 2005 - Religion - 360 pages
This collection focuses on the meaning of the common good and what resources Christian theology, biblical studies, and ethics might contribute to our understanding of it.
The rationale for the discussion in the volume is ultimately theological. Whether under the formal rubric of "common good" discourse or not, the meaning of a commitment to community and the duties and claims of the individual related to the community have never been more pressing concerns. We must recognize that the thinking about the common good is intrinsic to the very character of Christian faith and the ethos it invokes.
The biblical vision is in a most profound way a vision of the common good. Whether expressed in notions of justice and mercy, the care of the weak, covenantal living, or the new Jerusalem, the meaning of being human and living with the neighbor are so intrinsically bound together that there is no escaping involvement in the search for the common good in our time.
Jonah and the Common Good
Christians as Citizens in the Letters of Paul
Public Discourse and Common Good
A Rose by Any Other Name?
Common Good in Performance
The Common Good Our Common Goods
The Triunity of Common Good
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Knowing Truth, Doing Good: Engaging New Testament Ethics
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