To not only determine what the bible advises ethically, but to identify how the bible is misused to support unethical behaviors.
It’s astounding that very ancient texts drive the way people judge morality, even in today’s world. The Bible has spread so widely through the world that its words have impacted the actions of humans from all walks of life. The Bible is used even today by people in powerful positions and the poor alike. Biblical ethics is about learning what the Bible has to say about various matters of morality. Part of this is critically reflecting on biblical interpretations that lead to ethical formation.