Tentative Table of Contents (questions need work) Chapter 1: What is the big deal about being moral? Starting at the Beginning Chapter 2: Are God's commands the ultimate source for morality? Theological Ethics Chapter 3: Why can't we make up our own moral rules for ourselves? Cultural Views of Morality Chapter 4: What do I do when I am in a moral dilemma what do I do? Moral Decision Making Chapter 5: What's wrong by having an abortion? Abortion Chapter 6: How on earth can you say that an embryo is a person? Embryo and Stem Cell Research Chapter 7: What do you say about all the technological options to a couple who is wrestling with infertility? Reproductive Technologies Chapter 8: What's wrong with using biotechnology in gender selection? Genetics and Biotechnology Chapter 9: Don't you think capital punishment is barbaric? The Death Penalty Chapter 10: Isn't denying same-sex marriage unfair? Sexual Ethics Chapter 11: How come every Christian is not a pacifist? War and Morality Chapter 12: Isn't the pastorate or the mission field a higher calling? Vocation and Calling Chapter 13: Does the Bible mandate either socialism or capitalism? Ethics and Economics Chapter 14: Do good ethics make for good business? Ethics in the Workplace
Scott B. Rae (PhD, University of Southern California) is professor of Christian ethics at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, California.