Happiness and the Christian Moral Life: An Introduction to Christian Ethics / Edition 1

Happiness and the Christian Moral Life: An Introduction to Christian Ethics / Edition 1

by Paul J. Wadell
     
 

Happiness and the Christian Moral Life introduces students to Christian Ethics looking at ethics as a path to the "good life" and happiness, rather than a strict set of rules. Revisions and updates include lists of suggested readings and resources, new discussions of how technology shapes relationships, a more fully developed account of Augustine and happiness, and

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Happiness and the Christian Moral Life introduces students to Christian Ethics looking at ethics as a path to the "good life" and happiness, rather than a strict set of rules. Revisions and updates include lists of suggested readings and resources, new discussions of how technology shapes relationships, a more fully developed account of Augustine and happiness, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742551794
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/21/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Chapter 1: Finding a Path for Life: The Quest for Goodness and Happiness
Chapter 2: Not Going It Alone: Friendship and Community in the Christian Moral Life
Chapter 3: Facing Shipwreck and Bandits: Virtues and the Quest for Happiness
Chapter 4: Finding a Story Worth Handing On: Narrative and the Moral Life
Chapter 5: Every Person’s Truth: Made in the Image of God, Called to Do the Work of God Chapter 6: Freedom: Exploring a Dangerous Topic
Chapter 7: False Steps on the Path to Happiness: Losing Our Way and Finding It Back
Chapter 8: Doing What the Good Requires: Conscience and Prudence in the Moral Life
Chapter 9: The Gift That Makes All Gifts Possible: Learning the Language of Love
Chapter 10: Reimagining the World: Why the Happiness of One Demands Justice for All
Notes
Index
About the Author

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