Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN


Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

Plano, Texas

Christian Ethics

Dr. Gifford A. Grobien

  • Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
  • Director of DMin Program
(260) 452-2143

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Rev. Barry Long
Email: PRBLong@aol.com
Phone: 309-688-4321


Texts below are suggested for reading prior to the course. Additional readings, not listed, will be available upon registration.

General Ethics Texts

  • Althaus, Paul, The Ethics of Martin Luther, translated by Robert C. Schultz, Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1972.
  • Large Catechism, “The Ten Commandments.”
  • Lovin, Robin W., An Introduction to Christian Ethics: Goals, Duties, and Virtues, Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2011.

On Law

  • Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, “Christ, Reality, and Good,” Ethics, 68-75.
  • Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, “The Concrete Commandment and the Divine Mandates,” Ethics, 388-408.
  • Luther, Martin, “How Christians Should Regard Moses,” AE 35, 161-167.

On Marriage and Family

  • Girgis, S., R. P. George, and R. T. Anderson, “What Is Marriage?” Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 34 No. 1 (2010): 245-288.

On Bioethics

  • Meilaender, Gilbert, Bioethics: A Primer for Christians (Third Edition), Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013.

Registration For:

  • Active Pastor
  • Church Worker

Registration For:

  • Retired Pastor
  • CTSFW Student
  • Layperson