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Ethics as an Aid to Hearing

NIGEL BIGGAR

in The Hastening that Waits

Published in print March 1993 | ISBN: 9780198264576
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682728 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264576.003.0002

Series: Oxford Studies in Theological Ethics

Ethics as an Aid to Hearing

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This chapter analyzes what Barth means when he proposed that human beings know what is right by hearing a command of God. It explores how the event of hearing is supposed to relate to the human activity of reflection upon moral matters — that is, to ethics.

Keywords: Karl Barth; command of God; hearing; reflection; ethics

Chapter.  17310 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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