Introduction to Moral Theology

Introduction to Moral Theology

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by Romanus Cessario
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813210704
Publisher:
Catholic Univ.of America Press
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Catholic Moral Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
825,044
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1The Starting Point for Christian Moral Theology1
Sacra Doctrina and Moral Theology2
The Human Person as Imago Dei22
Human Flourishing and Beatitudo31
2Moral Realism and the Natural Law52
Divine Providence and the Eternal Law52
A Christian View of Natural Law63
3The Origin and Structure of Virtuous Behavior100
The Voluntariness of Christian Freedom100
Human Action and the Guidance of Church Teaching115
The Primacy of Prudence for a Virtuous Choice128
A Brief Speculative Excursion into Freedom and Providence144
4The Form of a Good Moral Action149
Christian Realism and the Form of the Moral Good149
Finding Goodness in Objects, Ends, and Circumstances166
Virtue, Teleology, and Beatitude183
5The Life of Christian Virtue and Freedom192
Habitus and Virtues: Pattern of a Graced Life192
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Guides for the Moral Life205
The New Law of Freedom: Christ's Gift to His Church212
AppFlight from Virtue: The Outlook of the Casuist Systems229
Select Bibliography243
Index253

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