The Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics is a comprehensive reference book that parses out the challenging but vital relationship between Scripture and ethics. It offers needed orientation and perspective for students, pastors, and scholars, and is Written to respond to a movement among biblical scholars and ethicists to recover the Bible for moral formation.
As such, it is the only comprehensive work of this magnitude available on the intersection of these two fields. The volume shows how Christian Scripture and Christian ethics are necessarily intertwined and offers up-to-date treatment of five hundred biblical, traditional, and contemporary topics, ranging from adultery, bioethics, and Colossians to vegetarianism, work, and Zephaniah. The stellar ecumenical list of contributors consists of more than two hundred leading scholars from the fields of biblical studies and ethics.