Family Ethics: Practices for Christians

Family Ethics: Practices for Christians

by Julie Rubio

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ISBN-13: 9781589016675
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publication date: 03/19/2010
Series: Moral Traditions series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Julie Hanlon Rubio is associate professor of Christian ethics at Saint Louis University. She is the author of A Christian Theology of Marriage and Family and coeditor (with Charles E. Curran) of Readings in Moral Theology No. 15. Rubio lives in St. Louis with her husband and their three sons.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Be Concerned with the Ordinary?

Part I: Resources from the Catholic Tradition

1. A Catholic Theological Understanding of Marriage

2. Between the Personal and the Political: Families as Agents of Social Change

3. Grace, Sin, and Holy Families

Part II: Practices

4. Practicing Sexual Fidelity

5. The Practice of Eating: Love, Justice, and Mercy

6. How Much Is Enough? The Practice of Tithing

7. Serving: Reimagining a Central Practice of Middle-Class Family Life

8. Family Prayer as Practice of Resistance

Conclusion

Index

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