Category# Sub­cate­gories# Articles
Christ and the Christian life11
Purpose of Christian life26
Discovering the will of God - General38
Use of Scripture in ethics16
Seeking the kingdom of heaven1
Christian freedom9
Discipleship27
Following and Imitation of Christ22
Old Testament Ethics6
Ten Commandments1158
Law574
Case Laws2
Natural Law2
Creation order2
Sermon on the Mount and Ethics
Guidance of the Spirit5
Identity of God's people1
Love and hate47
Common good
Authority7
Position of the Christian in this world56
Christian mind17
Conviction and tolerance13
Discernment10
Christian lifestyle9
Responsibility & Collective Responsibility6
Compromise3
Conflicting obligation1
Conscience9
Impartiality1
Justice7
Tradition and accomodation2
Wisdom and prudence14
Ethics of Christian Community2
Indifferent things (Adiaphora)2
Self-denial and Hedonism8
Temperance and Abstinence4
Virtue
Worldview25
Vocation10
Truth and lying21

A Definition of Ethics and Morals

This article provides a definition of Christian ethics: "Ethics is the reflection on the responsible activity of man towards God and his neighbour." The author unpacks this definition in the remainder of the article, considering questions like: Which actions are objects of study in ethics? Shouldn't nature or the individual himself be included in the definition as objects of one's responsible activity? Aren't ethics just concerned with our relationship to our neighbour?