Normative ethics, Christians, virtue ethics
If one would tackle any major problem in life it is helpful to observe the comprehensive nature of the thing from an external vantage point before diving into the gritty details. This is also described as grasping the “big picture” or getting a birds-eye-view on the problem. I think that this holistic approach is helpful when dealing with ethical issues as well. In this paper I will first define the common approaches to normative ethics and then point out reasons that one approach in particular is a superior ethical framework from which Christians should work.
"Virtue Ethics for Christians,"
CedarEthics: A Journal of Critical Thinking in Bioethics: Vol. 10
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/cedarethics/vol10/iss1/4
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