The Sources of Christian Ethics / Edition 1

The Sources of Christian Ethics / Edition 1

by Servais Pinckaers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813208181

ISBN-13: 9780813208183

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press

Recognized worldwide as one of the most important books in the field of moral theology, this book returns Christian ethics to its sources: the Gospel and the Holy Spirit.  See more details below

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Recognized worldwide as one of the most important books in the field of moral theology, this book returns Christian ethics to its sources: the Gospel and the Holy Spirit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813208183
Publisher:
Catholic University of America Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
489
Sales rank:
477,601
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the English Edition
Introduction
1What Is Christian Ethics? The Search for a Definition1
2Overview of Christian Ethics: Some Basic Questions14
Pt. 1Ethics, Human and Christian
3The Human Aspect of Christian Ethics47
4Christian Ethics: Its Distinctive Character95
5Christian Ethics according to St. Paul104
6The Sermon on the Mount and Christian Ethics134
7Is St. Thomas's Moral Teaching Christian?168
Pt. 2A Brief History of Moral Theology
Introduction: The Advantage of a History of Moral Theology or Christian Ethics, and the Difficulties Involved191
8The Patristic Period195
9Moral Theology in the Period of High Scholasticism216
10Moral Theology in the Late Middle Ages: The Nominalist Revolution240
11Moral Theology in the Modern Era of the Manuals254
12Catholic Moral Theology and Protestant Ethics280
13Moral Theology Today298
Pt. 3Freedom and Natural Law
14Freedom of Indifference: The Origin of Obligational Moral Theory327
15Freedom for Excellence354
16Human Freedom according to St. Thomas Aquinas379
17Natural Inclinations at the Source of Freedom and Morality400
Conclusion457
Select Bibliography469
Index479

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