Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 67 items for:

decision-making x Christianity x clear all

Show only full text

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Making Christian Life and Death Decisions

Kevin L. Flannery, SJ.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 6456 words.

Decisions about withdrawing or continuing life-sustaining treatments are often not made in a reasoned manner: those who must make the decisions are often not sure what would constitute an...

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

Authority, the Family, and Health Care Decision Making

Raymond Hain.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 7458 words.

The family, like so many other modern institutions, often looks more like an arena of competing wills than an ordered life in common. If we hope, therefore, to protect the special role that...

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

Rawls and Religious Community: Ethical Decision Making in the Public Square

Glenn Gentry.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

While most people may initially agree that justice is fairness, as an evangelical Protestant I argue that, for many religious comprehensive doctrines, the Rawlsean model does not possess...

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

Rawls and Religious Community: Ethical Decision Making in the Public Square

Glenn Gentry.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 0 words.

While most people may initially agree that justice is fairness, as an evangelical Protestant I argue that, for many religious comprehensive doctrines, the Rawlsean model does not possess...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

The Christian Family Crisis in the United States and Its Implications for Medical Decision Making

Mark A. Tarpley.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 7687 words.

The failure to maintain a canonical Christian understanding of the family as a microcosm of the church oriented toward deification instead of a microcosm of society aimed at social ends has...

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

Resolving Family Disagreements in Biomedical Decision Making: The Spiritual Source of Paternal Authority

Corinna Delkeskamp-Hayes.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 10507 words.

Paternal authority is recommended as a valid Christian resource for conflict resolution in biomedical (and other inner-familial) decision making. Its bases are explored in view of the...

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

The Need for Dialogical Encounter: An Account of Christian Parents’ Making Decisions on Behalf of Their Severely Handicapped Child

T. Mark McConnell and Ruth A. McConnell.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 6159 words.

In this article, a Christian couple narrates their experience of the medical system during the pregnancy, birth, and death of their severely handicapped daughter, focusing on key ethical...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Potential Catholic Learning Around Lay Participation in Decision‐making

Paul Lakeland.

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 6791 words.

This chapter considers the issue of the participation of Roman Catholic laity in church governance from a theological, ecumenical, and political perspective. On the historical path, it...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

End-of-Life Decision Making: An Authentic Christian Death

George Eber.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

Freedom in Responsibility: On the Relevance of “Sin” As a Hermeneutic Guiding Principle in Bioethical Decision Making

Elisabeth Gräb-Schmidt.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

This essay deals with questions of responsibility concerning technology, in particular, gene technology and the special problem of research on embryos. I raise issues concerning the extent...

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

Freedom in Responsibility: On the Relevance of “Sin” As a Hermeneutic Guiding Principle in Bioethical Decision Making

Elisabeth Gräb-Schmidt.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 0 words.

This essay deals with questions of responsibility concerning technology, in particular, gene technology and the special problem of research on embryos. I raise issues concerning the extent...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Belief and Behaviour

DAVID J. BARTHOLOMEW.

in Uncertain Belief

February 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 8224 words.

This chapter takes on how these supernatural or religious beliefs are reasonable enough for people to allow this supernaturalism to affect their behaviour, especially in terms of...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

From Desire to Decision

Michael S. Hamilton.

in Billy Graham

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 8239 words.

This chapter takes a look at Billy Graham’s success at drawing huge numbers of people who made decisions for Christ and came forward at the conclusion of his crusade sermons. No one ever...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Basic Strategies in Modern Relationships

John J. Piderit.

in Sexual Morality

November 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 4242 words.

This chapter discusses how young people can prevent hormones, impulses, current trends, or emotions from dominating their decisions. First, some intellectual clarity is needed. Young adults...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Some Concluding Remarks

Bob Tennant.

in Corporate Holiness

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 2480 words.

A summary is given of the key concepts and terminology as exemplified in the book: governance and administration; corporate morale and decision-making; policy and strategy; the reception of...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Deciding About Religion

John G. Stackhouse.

in Humble Apologetics

November 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 10678 words.

Investigates principles of epistemology that guide all decision making and, more specifically, religious decisions. Epistemological principles discussed include hypothetical thinking (human...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Serdica, Rome, and the Response to Antioch

Christopher W. B. Stephens.

in Canon Law and Episcopal Authority

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 18444 words.

This chapter presents the Western Council of Serdica and its canon law as a response to the Dedication Council and the canons of Antioch. It sets out the two opposing views, of East and...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

intention

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 613 words.

The word is used in religious contexts in several senses.

(1) In moral theology, for an act of free will directed to the attainment of an end. Such...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

The Consummation of an Individual History of Freedom

Morwenna Ludlow.

in Universal Salvation

December 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 16202 words.

This chapter aims to explain Rahner's complex idea of the perfection, or consummation of the human individual. He stresses that it has two aspects: immanent consummation (individuals...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Public Catholicism

Timothy Matovina.

in Latino Catholicism

November 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 12374 words.

This chapter explore how the growing Hispanic presence makes the ramifications of moral and social issues more imminent in numerous parishes. In this context, Catholic teachings such as...

Go to Princeton University Press »  abstract