What Is Theological Ethics? Essay

2606 WordsDec 14, 201611 Pages
What is theological ethics? That is the question we have been trying to answer throughout this semester. We have read “Night” by Elie Wiesel who was a teenager when he was taken to concentration camps. How can his story of survival, help us keep our faith and live a moral life? We also read “The Moral Disciple” by Kent A. Van Til. He shows us that being a moral disciple is a way to become a good person. How can living morally, help us live ethically? The next book we read is “Fear of the Other” by William H. Willimon. Willimon shows us examples of immoral acts in today’s society. Can we change to act differently even though some social norms are immoral? The final book we read is titled “The Good Life” by Richard Gula. He gives us what a good life should be and how we can live it. As well as these readings, we read Genesis, Exodus and Matthew. These three books in the Bible give us the basis of Christian Ethics. All of these readings come together to one conclusion. In this paper, I will talk about how all of these readings connect to prove that we are all creatures. “Night” is a story about Elie Wiesel who was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home to concentration camps. This novel gives us a chilling depiction of the terrifying scenes he saw including the death of his family and almost the death of his faith in God. In the beginning he believed in God unconditionally and could not imagen life without him. He believed that God is
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