Christian Ethics: References

Main Christian References:

Clark, David K. and Robert V. Rakestraw, eds. (1996): Readings in Christian ethics, 2 volumes. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker.

Feinberg, John S. and Feinberg, Paul D. (2010): Ethics for a brave new world, second edition. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Geisler, Norman L. (2010): Christian ethics: contemporary issues and options. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker.
賈詩勒著,李永明譯:《基督教倫理學》香港,天道1996[Chinese translation of the 1989 edition by Alwin W. Li]

Harrison, R.K., ed. (1994): Encyclopedia of Biblical and Christian ethics. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson.

Hung, Cheung Kwing (2010): Outline of Christian Ethics. Toronto, ON: Chinese Christian Herald Crusades. (Chinese)

Hung, Cheung Kwing (2012): Outline of Christian Ethics. 2nd edition in simplified Chinese script. Toronto, ON: Christian Communication Inc. of Canada. (Chinese)

Hung, Kwing (2014): Outline of Christian Ethics. Bloomington, IN: Westbow Press.

Hung, Cheung Kwing (2014): Outline of Christian Ethics. (full English version with updates)
Chinese version:

Stott, John R.W. (1990): Decisive issues facing Christians today. Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell.


Supplemental Christian References:

Anderson, Kerby (2005): Christian ethics in plain language. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson.

Anderson, J. Kerby, ed. (1990): Living ethically in the ‘90s. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books.

Atkinson, David (1994): Pastoral ethics. Oxford, UK: Lion Publishing.
艾金遜著,匯思譯:《基督教應用倫理學》香港,天道2002[Chinese translation by Group Translation] [Caution: some unbiblical positions]

Banks, Robert and Stevens, R. Paul, eds. (1997): The complete book of everyday Christianity. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity.

Bible answers for life’s questions: what the Bible says about God’s will, emotions, grieving, marriage, money, divource, praying, and worship. Uhrichsville, OH: Barbour Publishing.

Chen, Nen-Jou (1992): Ethics Christian life. Kaohsiung, Taiwan: Ivy Press. (Chinese)

Cheung, James M. and Gordon Sau-wah Siu, et al. (1999): The stand of belief in a confusing society. Hong Kong: China Alliance Press. (Chinese)

Cole, C. Donald (1982): Christian perspectives on controversial issues. Chicago, IL: Moody Press.

Colson, Charles (1993): A dance with deception. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson.

Colson, Charles (2005): Lies that go unchallenged in popular culture. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House.

Cotham, Perry C. (1979): Christian social ethics, perspectives and problems. Grand Rapids, Baker.

Christian and Missionary Alliance of Canada (2008): Manual. [website:]

Chu, Jeremiah Chai-sei (2009): Good ethics. Hong Kong: Tien Dao. (Chinese)

Davis, John Jefferson (1985): Evangelical ethics: issues facing the Church today. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing.

Fong, Chun Ming (2001): Christian ethics: trinitarian perspective approach. Hong Kong: Chinese Baptist Press. (Chinese)

Free Methodist Church in Canada (2003): Manual. [website:]

Hays, Richard (1996): The moral vision of the New Testament: community, cross, new creation. San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins.
海斯著,白陳毓華譯:《基督教新約倫理學:活出群體、十架與新造倫理意境》(台灣台北,校園書房,2011)。[Chinese translation]

Henry, Carl F.H. (1978): The Christian mindset in a secular society: promoting evangelical renewal and national righteousness. Portland, OR: Multnomah Press.

Hsu, John D.L. (2006): Decision and cost – a concise Christian ethics. Hong Kong: Tien Dao. (Chinese)

Hui, Edwin C., ed. (1994): Questions of right and wrong. Vancouver, BC: Regent College.

La Haye, Tim and Noebel, David (2000): Mind siege: the battle for truth in the new millennium. Nashville, TN: Word Publishing.

Lo, Ping Cheung (1992): Christian ethics: principles and applications. Hong Kong: China Alliance Press. (Chinese)

Lo, Ping Cheung (2002): Christian ethics: who is right? who is wrong? Hong Kong: Ming Feng. (Chinese)

McQuilkin, Robertson and Copan, Paul (2014): An introduction to Biblical ethics: walking in the way of wisdom. Third edition. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.

Ng, Esther, ed. (1978): Right or wrong. Hong Kong: Tien Dao. (Chinese)

Patey, Edward H. (1986): Questions for today. London, UK: Mowbray.

Plymouth Rock Foundation (1984): Biblical principles concerning issues of importance to Godly Christians. Plymouth, MA: Plymouth Rock Foundation.

Robertson, Pat (2004): The ten offenses: reclaim the blessings of the Ten Commandments. Nashville, TN: Integrity Publishers.

Schmitt, Betsy (1997): Sticky situations: 365 devotions for kids and families. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House.

Smith, Morton and Hoffmann, R. Joseph, eds. (1989): What the Bible really says. New York, NY: Harper Collins.

So, Miriam (1993): Christian bioethics. Hong Kong: Heavenly People Depot. (Chinese)

So, Wing-Chi (1999): Christian ethics for the twenty-first century. Hong Kong: Fellowship of Evangelical Students. (Chinese)

Stassen, Glen H. and Gushee, David P. (2003): Kingdom ethics: following Jesus in contemporary context. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.

Stott, John R.W., ed. (1983): The year 2000. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.

Tan, Che Bin (1987): Discussion on New Testment ethics. Hong Kong: Campus Evangelical Fellowship. (Chinese)

Wright, Christopher J.H. (2004): Old Testament ethics for the people of God. Nottingham, UK: InterVarsity Press.
萊特著,黃龍光譯:《基督教舊約倫理學——建構神學、社會與經濟的倫理三角》(台灣台北,校園書房,2011)。[Chinese translation]

Yancey, Philip (2003): Rumours of another world: what on earth are we missing? Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.


Christian References on Theoretical Ethics:

Barth, Karl, ed. Dietrich Braun, tr. Geoffrey W. Bromiley (1929, published in 1973, translation published in 1983): Ethics. New York, NY: Seabury Press. [original in German]

Beckwith, Francis J. (2001): “Why I am not a moral relativist.” In Why I am a Christian: leading thinkers explain why they believe, ed. Norman L. Geisler and Paul K. Hoffman. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 15-29.

Bloesch, Donald G. (1987): Freedom for obedience, evangelical ethics in contemporary times. San Francisco, CA: Harper and Row.

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, tr. Neville Horton Smith (1955): Ethics. New York, NY: Collier. [original in German]

Boyd, Craig A. (2007): A shared morality: a narrative defense of natural law ethics. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos.

Brunner, Emil, tr. Olive Wyon (1932, translation published 1937, reprint, no date): The divine imperative. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press. [original in German]

Gustafson, James M. (1984): Ethics from a theocentric perspective, volume 2, Ethics and theology. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Ho, Man Kei (2010): Practical Christian ethics. Hong Kong: Taosheng. (Chinese)

Hunnex, Milton D. (1986): Chronological and thematic charts of philosophies and philosophers. Grand Rapids, MI: Academie Books.

Kaiser, Walter C., Jr. (1983): Towards Old Testament ethics. Grand Rapids, Zondervan.

Murray, John (1957): Principles of conduct: aspects of Biblical ethics. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Niebuhr, Reinhold (1963): An interpretation of Christian ethics. New York, NY: Harper and Row.

Ramsey, Paul (1967): Deeds and rules in Christian ethics. New York, NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons.

Rendtorff, Trutz, tr. Keith Crim (1986): Ethics, vol.1. Basic elements and methodology in an ethical theology. Philadelphia, PA: Fortress. [original in German]

Van Til, Cornelius (1980): Christian theistic ethics. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing.


Christian References on Issues:

Alcorn, Randy (2000): Pro-life answers to pro-choice arguments. Sisters, OR: Multnomah. [abortion]

Anderson, Bruce L. (1980): Let us make man. Plainfield, NJ: Logos International. [reproductive technology]

Badke, William B. (1991): Project Earth: preserving the world God created. Portland, OR: Multnomah. [environment]

Bailey, Lloyd R. (1987): Capital punishment: what the Bible says. Nashville, TN: Abingdon. [capital punishment]

Bauckham, Richard (1989): The Bible in politics: how to read the Bible politically. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press. [politics, social action]

Beals, Art and Libby, Larry (1985): Beyond hunger — a Biblical mandate for social responsibility. Portland, OR: Multnomah. [social responsibility]

Bernbaum, John A., ed. (1986): Economic justice and the state. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker. [social justice]

Braun, Michael and Rekers, George Alan (1981): The Christian in an age of sexual eclipse. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House. [sexuality]

Bristow, John Temple (1988): What Paul really said about women. New York, NY: Harper Collins. [women in church]

Bromiley, Geoffrey W. (1980): God and marriage. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. [marriage]

Brown, Harold O.J. (1977): The reconstruction of the republic. Milford, MI: Mott Media. [politics]

Cheung, Kwok Tung (2006): Economic life and Christian ethics. Hong Kong: Fellowship of Evangelical Students. (Chinese)
張國棟:《經濟商業生活與基督教倫理》(香港,香港基督徒學生福音團契,2006)。[work ethics]

Colson, Charles (2007): God and government: an insider’s view on the boundaries between faith and politics. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. [politics]

Cosby, Michael R. (1984): Sex in the Bible: an introduction to what the Scriptures teach us about sexuality. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. [sexuality]

DeMar, Gary (1989): God and government: issues in Biblical perspective. Brentwood, TN: Wogemuth and Hyatt Publishers. [government]

Dobson, James C. and Bauer, Gary L. (1990): Children at risk: the battle for the hearts and minds of our kids. Dallas, TX: Word Publishing. [children, education]

Donahoe, Sydney L. (1990): Earth keeping. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. [environment]

Eareckson Tada, Joni (1992): When is it right to die? Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. [euthanasia]

Fee, Gordon D. and Stuart, Douglas (2003): How to read the Bible for all its worth. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. [cultural relativity]

Foster, Richard J. (1985): The challenge of the disciplined life: Christian reflections on money, sex and power. San Francisco, CA: Harper and Row. [wealth]

Fowler, Robert Booth (1982): A new engagement: evangelical political thought, 1966-1976. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. [politics]

Geisler, Norman L. and Douglas, Randy (2007): Integrity at work. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker.
賈詩勒、道格拉斯著,紀榮神譯:《職場倫理學》香港,天道2009[Chinese translation by Hezekiah Wing-sheng Kee] [work ethics]

Goldberg, George (1984): Reconsecrating America. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. [politics]

Griffiths, Paul J. (2004): Lying: an Augustinian theology of duplicity. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos. [principles]

Klusendorf, Scott (2009): The case for life: equipping Christians to engage the culture. Wheaton, IL: Crossway. [abortion, reproductive technology]

Koop, C. Everett (1987): To live or die? Facing decisions at the end of life. Ann Arbor, MI: Vine Books. [euthanasia]

Krutza, William J., and Di Cicco, Philip P. (1975): Facing your nation: discussions on Christian responsibility in national life. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker. [social responsibility]

Kwan, Kai-man (2000): Reflection on human rights and homosexuality. Hong Kong: China Alliance Press. (Chinese)
關啟文:《是非、曲直》香港,宣道,2000[human rights, homosexuality]

La Haye, Beverly (1990): Who will save our children? 30 strategies for protecting your child from a threatening world. Brentwood, TN: Wolgemuth and Hyatt Publishers. [children]

Larson, Bob (1986): Rock for those who listen to the words and don’t like what they hear. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House. [amusement]

Lester, Lane P. and Hefley, James C. (1998): Human cloning: playing God or scientific progress? Grand Rapids, MI: Fleming H. Revell. [reproductive technology]

Lo, Ping-cheung (1991): Understanding applied dogmatics. Taipei, Taiwan: Fellowship of Evangelical Students. (Chinese)

Lo, Ping-cheung (2010): Freedom and its moral boundary. Hong Kong: Logos. (Chinese)
羅秉祥:《自由社會的道德底線》(香港,基道,2010)。[human rights]

MacMillan, John A. (1980): Encounter with darkness. Harrisburg, PA: Christian Publications. [occultism]

Marshall, Paul (1984): Thine is the kingdom, a biblical perspective on the nature of government and politics today. Southampton, UK: Marshall Morgan and Scott.
馬素爾著,蔡鄭寶璇譯:《神旨.人治——從聖經看政、經、社會》香港,福音證主協會,1990[Chinese translation by Maria Cheng] [politics]

McBrien, Richard P. (1987): Caesar’s coin: religion and politics in America. New York, NY: Macmillan. [politics]

McDowell, Josh and Hostetler, Bob (1994): Right from wrong. Dallas, TX: Word Publishing. [education]

McDowell, Josh and Stewart, Don (1992): The occult: the authority of the believer over the powers of darkness. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson. [occultism]

Minnery, Tom (2001): Why you can’t stay silent: a Biblical mandate to shape our culture. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House. [social action]

Mouw, Richard J. (1976): Politics and the Biblical drama. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker. [politics]

Neal, Connie (2001): What’s a Christian to do with Harry Potter? Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook Press. [occultism]

Neuer, Werner, tr. Gordon J. Wenham (1990): Man and woman in Christian perspective. Wheaton, IL: Crossay Books. [women in church] [original in German]

North, Gary (1986): Unholy spirits: occultism and New Age humanism (Fort Worth, TX: Dominion Press). [occultism]

Olasky, Marvin (1988): Prodigal press: the anti-Christian bias of the American news media. Wheaton, IL: Crossay Books. [media bias]

Olasky, Marvin et al (1988): Freedom, justice, and hope: toward a strategy for the poor and the oppressed. Westchester, IL: Crossway Books. [social responsibility]

Payne, Franklin E. (1985): Biblical/medical ethics: the Christian and the practice of medicine. Milford, MI: Mott Media. [euthanasia]

Peters, Dan and Peters, Steve (1984): Why knock rock? Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House. [amusement]

Powell, John (1981): Abortion: the silent holocaust. Allen, TX: Argus Communications. [abortion]

Reagan, Ronald (1984): Abortion and the conscience of the nation. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson. [abortion]

Scheer, David W. (1986): PG: a parental guide to rock. Camp Hill, PA: Christian Publications. [amusement]

Sears, Alan and Osten, Craig (2003): The homosexual agenda: exposing the principal threat to religious freedom today. Washington, DC: Alliance Defense Fund.
西爾斯、奧斯顿著,陳恩明譯:《移風易俗的同性戀運動》(香港,明光,2009[Chinese translation by Youngman Chan] [homosexuality]

Swindoll, Charles R. (1990): Sanctity of life: the inescapable issue. Dallas, TX: Word Publishing. [principles]

Thoburn, Robert L. (1984): Christian and politics. Tyler, TX: Thoburn Press. [politics]

Vroblesky, Virginia (1992): The gift of creation. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. [environment]


Non-Christian References:

Bender, David L. (1984): American values: opposing viewpoints. St. Paul, MN: Greenhaven Press.

D’Emilio, John and Freedman, Estelle B. (1991): “Sexuality in contemporary America.” In John H. Cary and Julius Weinberg, eds.: Social fabric. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, vol.2, 343-355. [sexuality]

Dunham, Barrows (1971): Ethics dead and alive. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf.

Falikowski, Anthony F. (1990): Moral philosophy: theory, skills, and applications. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Hudon, Yeager (1991): The philosophy of religion. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing. (chapter 7 only)

Kaplan, Abraham (1977): In pursuit of wisdom: the scope of philosophy. Beverly Hills, CA: Glencoe Press. (chapters 9,10,11 only)

Kilpatrick, William K. (1992): Why Johnny can’t tell right from wrong. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster. [education]

Lacey, A.R. (1986): A dictionary of philosophy. New York, NY: Routledge.

Levine, Carol, ed. (1991): Taking sides: clashing views on controversial bioethical issues. Guiford, CT: Dushkin.

MacIntyre, Alasdair (1966): A short history of ethics. New York, NY: Macmillan.

McCormick, Richard A. (1981): How brave a new world: dilemmas in bioethics. New York, NY: Doubleday.

Smith, Wesley J. (1997): Forced exit: the slippery slope from assisted suicide to legalized murder. Toronto, ON: Random House. [euthanasia]

Smith, Wesley J. (2000): Culture of death: the assault on medical ethics in America. San Francisco, CA: Encounter Books. [euthanasia]

Sterba, James P., ed. (1988): Morality in practice. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Stevens, Jay (1991): “The counterculture.” In John H. Cary and Julius Weinberg, eds.: Social fabric. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, vol.2, 309-327. [counterculture]

Thomson, Judith J. and Dworkin, Gerald, eds. (1968): Ethics. New York, NY: Harper and Row.

Tribe, David (1972): Nucleoethics. London, UK: Paladin.

Van Hoose, William H. and Kottler, Jeffrey A. (1977): Ethical and legal issues in counseling and psychotherapy. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.