Introduction to Moral Theology

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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: 530,362
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Starting Point for Christian Moral Theology 1
Sacra Doctrina and Moral Theology 2
The Human Person as Imago Dei 22
Human Flourishing and Beatitudo 31
2 Moral Realism and the Natural Law 52
Divine Providence and the Eternal Law 52
A Christian View of Natural Law 63
3 The Origin and Structure of Virtuous Behavior 100
The Voluntariness of Christian Freedom 100
Human Action and the Guidance of Church Teaching 115
The Primacy of Prudence for a Virtuous Choice 128
A Brief Speculative Excursion into Freedom and Providence 144
4 The Form of a Good Moral Action 149
Christian Realism and the Form of the Moral Good 149
Finding Goodness in Objects, Ends, and Circumstances 166
Virtue, Teleology, and Beatitude 183
5 The Life of Christian Virtue and Freedom 192
Habitus and Virtues: Pattern of a Graced Life 192
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Guides for the Moral Life 205
The New Law of Freedom: Christ's Gift to His Church 212
App Flight from Virtue: The Outlook of the Casuist Systems 229
Select Bibliography 243
Index 253
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    CLEAR and Brilliant

    If you need a book that is in-line with the magisterium this is your book. It is a little deep for the average reader though.

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