our sort of radicalness, our propheticness at the door. Jean bethke elshtain: Okay. Its on CNNs Belief blog. For Niebuhr, the Christian life is lived out as a life of responsibility. However it is interesting to note that Church approached the dilemma from a different perspective for many centuries.
Accessed ; Available from: p?vref1. If one does share my religious premises and maybe this moral anthropology maybe youll also come along with me and see that retribution is consistent with that. What we need is an account of what it means to be human, to be a person, and an account of why it matters that thats what we are. This misguided and, in my view, unworthy account was captured pretty well in the somewhat narcissistic rhetoric of the joint opinion in the Planned Parenthood. There is certainly a lust for revenge expressed there too. Well, no, I dont think a symmetrical view of fittingness has been accepted precisely with or without question. Pew held a January 2002 conference on the death penalty that included reflections from a variety of faith traditions.