Churchgoing and Christian Ethics.

Gill, Robin.

Churchgoing and Christian Ethics. - 1 online resource (293 pages) - New Studies in Christian Ethics ; v.15 . - New Studies in Christian Ethics .

Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Tables -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- PART ONE The theoretical context -- CHAPTER 1 Churchgoing and the bias of virtue ethicists -- CHAPTER 2 Churchgoing and the bias of sociologists -- EARLY SURVEYS OF THE BELIEFS OF CHURCHGOERS -- EUROPEAN SURVEYS -- AUSTRALIAN SURVEYS -- A SURVEY OF BRITISH TEENAGERS -- CHAPTER 3 Four theories of churchgoing -- TRENDS IN RELIGIOUS BELIEFS IN BRITAIN -- BELIEVING AND BELONGING COMPARED -- PART TWO The evidence -- CHAPTER 4 The British Household Panel Survey -- CHAPTER 5 Faith in British Social Attitudes surveys -- CHAPTER 6 Moral order in British Social Attitudes surveys -- Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities -- Pay taxes…and let no debt remain outstanding -- Let us behave decently…not in sexual immorality and debauchery -- Let us behave decently…not in drunkenness -- CHAPTER 7 Love in British Social Attitudes surveys -- Test 1 -- Test 2 -- Test 3 -- PART THREE The implications -- CHAPTER 8 Churchgoing and Christian identity -- CAUSE OR EFFECT? -- HYMNS AND CHRISTIAN IDENTITY -- WORSHIP AND CHRISTIAN IDENTITY -- CHAPTER 9 Churches and moral disagreement -- MORAL AGREEMENT AND CONFLICT -- CONFLICT AND COERCION -- CONFLICT AT THE LAMBETH CONFERENCE -- THE THEOLOGIGAL SIGNIFICANCE OF DISAGREEMENT -- Postscript -- Works cited -- Index.

Examines social survey results to show that churchgoers have distinctive attitudes, beliefs and behaviour.

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Christian ethics--Great Britain--Public opinion.


Electronic books.

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