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Journal of Business Ethics. Does Christian faith matter in business? If so, how does it affect the way executives handle managerial issues, especially the ones that are ethically controversial? This paper reports a study of Chinese Christian executives in Hong Kong. The researchers followed an approach known as the Critical Incident Technique and conducted in-depth interviews with Chinese Christian executives over a two year period from to
The problem has challenged the church during the course of its entire existence: How are Christians to engage and relate to the surrounding culture? How should we then live? What does it look like to be in the world but not of it? Niebuhr proposed five models, which he labelled as: 1 Christ against culture; 2 Christ of culture; 3 Christ above culture; 4 Christ and culture in paradox; and 5 Christ the transformer of culture. Christ against culture occupies one extreme of the continuum. All expressions of culture outside the church are viewed with a high degree of suspicion and as irreparably corrupted by sin.
Helmut Richard Niebuhr — is considered one of the most important Christian theological ethicists in 20th-century America, best known for his book Christ and Culture and his posthumously published book The Responsible Self. Both brothers were, in their day, important figures in the neo-orthodox theological school within American Protestantism. His theology together with that of his colleague at Yale, Hans Wilhelm Frei has been one of the main sources of postliberal theology , sometimes called the "Yale school". His family moved to Lincoln , Illinois , in He would later obtain a master's degree from Washington University in St.
pages remaining for PDF print/chapter download (of 58) Takes as its starting point Niebuhr's famous volume on'Christ and Culture' published in the s.
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