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Self Love and Christian Ethics
     

Self Love and Christian Ethics

by Darlene Fozard Weaver
 

ISBN-10: 0521817811

ISBN-13: 9780521817813

Pub. Date: 11/01/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The contemporary moral climate encourages self love but deprives the individual of the resources needed to discern what it means to love oneself. Christian ethical ambivalence about self love complicates matters further. This book draws on theological accounts to assert that self love requires honesty to oneself and in acts and relationships. The arguments thereby

Overview

The contemporary moral climate encourages self love but deprives the individual of the resources needed to discern what it means to love oneself. Christian ethical ambivalence about self love complicates matters further. This book draws on theological accounts to assert that self love requires honesty to oneself and in acts and relationships. The arguments thereby call upon ethicists to revisit ontological accounts of the self.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521817813
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Series:
New Studies in Christian Ethics Series , #23
Pages:
267
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. The contemporary problem of self love; 2. Self love in Christian ethics; 3. A hermeneutical account of self-relation; 4. Right self love; 5. Self love and moral action; 6. Self love, religion and morality.

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