The Acting Person and Christian Moral Life

Georgetown University Press
  • erschienen am 18. November 2011
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 226 Seiten
978-1-58901-772-6 (ISBN)
What may we say about the significance of particular moral actions for one's relationship with God? Using an overarching theological context of sinful estrangement from and gracious reconciliation in God, this title shows how individuals negotiate their relationships with God in and through their involvement with others and the world.
  • Englisch
  • Washington, DC
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  • USA
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  • US School Grade: College Graduate Student and over
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  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 154 mm
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  • Dicke: 15 mm
  • 328 gr
978-1-58901-772-6 (9781589017726)
1589017722 (1589017722)
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Darlene Fozard Weaver is an associate professor of theology and director of the Theology Institute at Villanova University. She is the author of Self Love and Christian Ethics and coeditor of The Ethics of Embryo Adoption and the Catholic Tradition.
Introduction 1. Persons and Actions in Christian Ethics 2. Disruption of Proper Relation with God and Others: Sin and Sins 3. Intimacy with God and Self-Relation 4. Fidelity to God and Moral Acting 5. Truthfulness before God and Naming Moral Actions 6. Reconciliation in God and Christian Life BibliographyIndex
The book locates itself in the contemporary currents of Christian ethical discourse and recent discussions of the doctrine of sin. Here one finds a great deal of carefully attentive discussion of the core positions and movements around which contemporary discussion revolves ... This excellent and important book deserves a wide reading in both academy and church. -- Alistair McFadyen, University of Leeds, UK Studies in Christian Ethics develops a compelling and subtle argument about the importance of reflection on sinful actions for a Christian understanding of the moral life...She offers two different balanced and extended discussions of debates between traditionalists and revisionists, noting limitations in both accounts of the relation between action and moral agency. Theological Studies

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