Christian understanding of ethics, begning with basic Christian convictions about the reality of God and human redemption, goes on weaving these convictions into the fabric of moral concerns that are widely shared in contemporary aociety. The book covers the problems that arise when Christians try act on or enforce their convictions in a pluralistic society,and recognises the variety of theological and morlal beliefs that are held within the cristian community, as well as in the wider society.
Albert D`Souza was born in 1948 in West Bengal. He recieved his B.D.at Union Theological Seminary in New York, and then enterned the army. He was ordained in the Evangelical and Reformed Church and earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He is now Professor of Applied Christianity at his amla mater, Union Seminary; previously he had been Professor of Christian Ethics at Vanderbilt Divinity School.