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The sources of Christian ethics

Author: Servais Pinckaers
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Pinckaers, Servais.
Sources of Christian ethics.
Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)624398096
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Servais Pinckaers
ISBN: 0813208343 9780813208343 0813208181 9780813208183 0813208173 9780813208176
OCLC Number: 30736549
Description: xxi, 489 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is Christian ethics? the search for a definition --
Overview of Christian ethics: some basic questions --
The human aspect of Christian ethics --
Christian ethics: its distinctive character --
Christian ethics according to St. Paul --
The Sermon on the Mount and Christian ethics --
Is St. Thomas's moral teaching Christian? --
The Patristic period --
Moral theology in the period of high scholasticism --
Moral theology in the late Middle Ages: the Nominalist revolution --
Moral theology in the modern era of the manuals --
Catholic moral theology and Protestant ethics --
Moral theology today --
Freedom of indifference: the origin of obligational moral theory --
Freedom for excellence --
Human freedom according to St. Thomas Aquinas --
Natural inclinations at the source of freedom and morality.
Other Titles: Sources de la morale chrétienne.
Responsibility: Servais Pinckaers ; translated from the third edition by Sr. Mary Thomas Noble.
Local System Bib Number:
170454

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