Bibliography on the History of Christian Ethics (overviews)

Compiled by Charles Bellinger


Bachrach, David Steward. Religion and the Conduct of War, C. 300-1215. Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: Rochester NY, 2003.

Bainton, Roland Herbert. Christian Attitudes toward War and Peace: A Historical Survey and Critical Re-Evaluation. New York: Abingdon Press, 1960.

Bourke, Vernon Joseph. History of Ethics. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1968.

Brady, Bernard V. Christian Love. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2003.

Cahill, Lisa Sowle. Love Your Enemies : Discipleship, Pacifism, and Just War Theory. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1994.

Carmody, Denise Lardner, and John Carmody. Christian Ethics : An Introduction through History and Current Issues. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1993.

Charry, Ellen T. By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Forell, George Wolfgang ed. Christian Social Teachings: A Reader in Christian Social Ethics from the Bible to the Present. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1966.

Gorringe, Timothy. God's Just Vengeance : Crime, Violence, and the Rhetoric of Salvation. Cambridge: New York, 1996.

Kuntz, Paul. The Ten Commandments in History: Mosaic Paradigms for a Well-Ordered Society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.

MacIntyre, Alasdair C. A Short History of Ethics : A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1998.

———. Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry : Encyclopaedia, Genealogy, and Tradition. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990.

———. After Virtue : A Study in Moral Theory. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1984.

Mahoney, John. The Making of Moral Theology : A Study of the Roman Catholic Tradition. Oxford, OX Clarendon Press: New York, 1987.

Megivern, James J. The Death Penalty: An Historical and Theological Survey. New York: Paulist Press, 1997.

Noonan, John T.. Jr. A Church That Can and Cannot Change: The Development of Catholic Moral Teaching. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005.

O'Donovan, Oliver, and Joan Lockwood O'Donovan, eds. From Irenaeus to Grotius : A Sourcebook in Christian Political Thought, 100-1625. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1999.

Pinckaers, Servais. Morality : The Catholic View. South Bend, Ind.: St. Augustine's Press, 2001.

———. The Sources of Christian Ethics. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1995.

Troeltsch, Ernst. The Social Teaching of the Christian Churches. New York: Harper, 1960.

White, R.E.O. Christian Ethics: The Historical Development. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1981.

Wogaman, J. Philip. Christian Ethics : A Historical Introduction. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993.

Wogaman, J. Philip, and Douglas M. Strong, eds. Readings in Christian Ethics : A Historical Sourcebook. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996.