(ETHOS Institute™ Engagement Series)
The purpose of this book is to explore how Christians may find common moral grounds with fellow citizens so that they can work together for the betterment of the commonwealth. It explores certain social realities that must be accepted by all citizens, in particular, the condition of the public arena with its dominant political paradigm of secular democracy; and how one can use common values as the minimum moral framework for social interaction—consistent with the natural law theory.
About the Author
Ng Kam Weng is Research Director of Kairos Research Centre. His doctoral dissertation was published as, From Christ to Social Practice: Christological Foundations for Social Practice in the Theologies of Albrecht Ritchl, Karl Barth and Jurgen Moltmann. He lectured on New Testament, Systematic Theology, Ethics and Philosophy, and served as Dean of Graduate School at Malaysia Bible Seminary before assuming his current position at Kairos Research Centre. He was a Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Christianity in Asia (CSCA) at Trinity Theological College and a Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies. He is also a member of the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton. Dr Ng is married to Tien Tien and have two children.
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