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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780567689160
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 27/06/2019
Width: 15.6 cm
Height: 23.4 cm
The Stoics are known to have been a decisive influence on early Christian moral thought, but the import of this influence for contemporary Christian ethics has been underexplored. Elizabeth Agnew Cochran argues that attention to the Stoics enriches a Christian understanding of the virtues, illuminating precisely how historical Protestant theology gives rise to a distinctive virtue ethic. Through examining the dialogue between Roman Stoic ethics and the work of Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Jonathan Edwards, Cochran illuminates key theological convictions that provide a foundation for a contemporary Protestant virtue ethic, consistent with theological beliefs characteristic of the historical Reformed tradition.

Professor Elizabeth Agnew Cochran (Duquesne University, USA)

Elizabeth Agnew Cochran is Associate Professor in the Department of Theology at Duquesne University, USA.

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