The Compromise

This article considers the question of compromise in ethical issues. It identifies the marks of a compromise: first, there has to be a conflict; second, compromise must be unavoidable; third, long-suffering plays a role; fourth, there can be no compromise without our suffering on account of it. At the same time, there are limitations to a compromise, which the author spells out.

The Ethics of the Early Church: What Can We Learn?

The ethical life of the early Church was embedded in an understanding of the love of Christ for His church. The early Church Christians reflected this love in their relationships with each other. They did not have an entirely separate ethical conduct, but rather lived their lives within the structures of society empowered by the love of Christ. Can the church today learn from this?