The Sources of Christian Ethics

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CUA Press, 1995 - Religion - 489 pages
First published in 1985 as Les sources de la morale chrétienne by University Press Fribourg, this work has been recognized by scholars worldwide as one of the most important books in the field of moral theology
 

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A leading French Roman Catholic author. Not an easy read but an excellent account of Christian ethics which introduces both Scripture's teaching and the main thinkers in the Christian tradition (esp ... Read full review

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A classic in my view. another of the argumentative histories of a discipline of which I am so fond. Here Pinckaers promotes an approach to ethics rooted in the beatitudes as opposed to strictly the 10 commandments. Utterly orthodox in case that previous sentence set your heart a-flutterin' Read full review

Contents

1 What is Christian Ethics? The Search for a Definition
1
Some Basic Questions
14
Part One Ethics Human and Christian
45
Part Two A Brief History of Moral Theology
191
Part Three Freedom and Natural Law
325
Conclusion
457
Select Bibliography
469
Index
479
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