Loading data.. Open Bottom Panel. Go to previous Content Download this Content Share this Content Add This Content to Favorites Go to next Content. ← →. The Responsible Self was H. Richard Niebuhr’s most important work in Christian ethics. In it he probes the most fundamental character of the moral life and it. He finds the key in the concept of responsibility, which implies not only the freedom and flexibility of responsiveness to others but also a guiding ideal of.

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I read this book a really long time ago. Wannenwetsch – – Studies in Christian Ethics 18 3: Paperbackpages. Here Niebuhr probes the fundamental character of the moral life.

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Both brothers were, in their day, important figures in the neo-orthodox theological school within American Protestantism. I see Heiddeger on p. The book rrsponsible based on lectures delivered by Niebuhr at Glasgow University. This article needs additional citations for verification. Request removal from index. Louis inand his Ph. GustafsonWilliam Schweiker.

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While living in St. He finds the key in the concept of responsibility, which implies not only the freedom and flexibility of responsiveness to others but also a guiding ideal of Science Logic and Mathematics. In The Responsible SelfNiebuhr dealt rseponsible human beings as responding agents. Westminster John Knox Press Amazon.

Moral Responsibility, Misc in Meta-Ethics. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Refresh and try again. Contents Preface by Richard R Niebuhr. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Feb 21, Wayne marked it as to-read. At the first level we have “man-the-maker” Homo faber driven by his teleological goals: Selected pages Title Page.

Harmon Snippet view – His most famous work is Christ and Culture.

Maurice faith finite future George Herbert Mead goal God’s human existence I-Thou ideal inquiry intention interaction interpretation Jesus Christ law and gospel Lectures limited lives man-the-maker man’s means mind monotheistic moral existence nation natural events obedience object ourselves particular past pattern Paul Ramsey practical present book problem question radical action react reactions reader reason reconciled Redeemer redemption reference reflection relation religion religious response to action Richard Niebuhr Ritschlian rule Scripture seek seems sense situation social symbolic form synecdoche teleology theme theologians theological ethics theory things thinking Thou’s thought time-full tion trinitarian ultimate understanding virtue theory Walter Rauschenbusch.

Richard Niebuhr was a prominent twentieth-century American theologian. Leslie rated it really liked it Jan 16, These things he will not find.

Westminster John Knox Press- Religion – pages. In this capacity, his biggest concern was how human beings relate to God, to each other, to their communities, and to the world. Moral Responsibility, Misc in Meta-Ethics rresponsible this paper. Provides the ethic of responsibility as another way of understanding Christian morality.

Niebuhr was concerned throughout his life with the absolute sovereignty of God and the issue of historical relativism.

The Responsible Self: An Essay in Christian Moral Philosophy

Joshua Marineau rated it really liked it Jul 31, My action takes place as responsive and responsible in the midst of these interpretations and anticipations of reaction from both society and nature” p.

He was ordained a minister in the Evangelical Synod inand served with that body in St. Mardi rated it really liked it Mar 10, At the second level we have “man the citizen” Homo politicus driven by law; this corresponds to applying equal resources to each individual.

He taught at Yale from tospecializing in theology and Christian ethics. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Responsible Leadership in Global Business: Niebuhr was, by training, a Christian ethicist. Dowd and Estela Mara Bensimon. Christians – – Journal of Mass Media Ethics 22 As with other Christian writers this is inconsistent with what precedes nidbuhr. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.