From the March/April, 1999 issue of Touchstone
ecumenism Are Ordinary Christians Ethical? by Graeme Hunter

Are Ordinary Christians Ethical?

Socrates’ Ethical Dilemma & the Mere Christian

by Graeme Hunter

Are ordinary Christians ethical? It partly depends on whom you mean by ordinary Christians. And the way I use the term is growing less common, since I neither mean “Christian” as a term of abuse nor “ordinary” as a term of praise. By “ordinary Christians” I mean people who in earlier times would have described themselves as “God-fearing” or perhaps “Bible believing”; the term signifies men and women who identify right conduct with submission to the will of God. Whether or not such people are statistically ordinary is of no concern. Th . . .


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