Introduction; 1. Virtue Ethics and the Challenge of Hauerwas; 2. Contemporary Lutheran Voices; 3. The Lutheran Confessions; 4. The Search for a Paradigm-Some Lutheran Efforts; 5. A Creedal Framework-A Proposal for the Reclamation of Ethics within Lutheranism; 6. An Ethic for the Church-The Place of Character Formation.
Joel D. Biermann is associate professor of systematic theology at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.