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  • The Development of Moral Theology

    The Development of Moral Theology
    av Charles E. Curran

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626160194

    Charles Curran in his newest book The Development of Moral Theology: Five Strands, brings a unique historical and critical analysis to the five strands that differentiate Catholic moral theology from other approaches to Christian ethics -- sin and t…

  • The Banality of Good and Evil

    The Banality of Good and Evil
    av David R. Blumenthal

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878407156

    People who helped exterminate Jews during the shoah (Hebrew for "holocaust") often claimed that they only did what was expected of them. Intrigued by hearing the same response from individuals who rescued Jews, David R. Blumenthal proposes that the…

  • Beyond Biology

    Beyond Biology

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647121136

    A breakthrough in the theology of parenthood, integrating Catholic social thought and social scientific studies of child well-being in order to offer a more diverse and inclusive interpretation The Catholic Church has a long and diverse history of t…

  • Beyond Biology

    Beyond Biology

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647121129

    A breakthrough in the theology of parenthood, integrating Catholic social thought and social scientific studies of child well-being in order to offer a more diverse and inclusive interpretation The Catholic Church has a long and diverse history of t…

  • Creative Conformity

    Creative Conformity
    av Elizabeth M. Bucar

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589017399

    Much feminist scholarship has viewed Catholicism and Shi'i Islam as two religious traditions that, historically, have greeted feminist claims with skepticism or outright hostility. "Creative Conformity" demonstrates how certain liberal secular assum…

  • The Aesthetics of Solidarity

    The Aesthetics of Solidarity
    av Nichole M. Flores

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120917

    How aesthetic religious experiences can create solidarity in marginalized communities Latine Catholics have used Our Lady of Guadalupe as a symbol in democratic campaigns ranging from the Chicano movement and United Farm Workers’ movements to…

  • The Aesthetics of Solidarity

    The Aesthetics of Solidarity
    av Nichole M. Flores

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120900

    How aesthetic religious experiences can create solidarity in marginalized communities Latine Catholics have used Our Lady of Guadalupe as a symbol in democratic campaigns ranging from the Chicano movement and United Farm Workers’ movements to…

  • Aquinas on the Emotions

    Aquinas on the Emotions
    av Diana Fritz Cates

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589015050

    All of us want to be happy and live well. Sometimes intense emotions affect our happiness--and, in turn, our moral lives. Our emotions can have a significant impact on our perceptions of reality, the choices we make, and the ways in which we interac…

  • The Church and Secularity

    The Church and Secularity
    av Robert Gascoigne

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589014909

    Western liberal societies are characterized by two stories: a positive story of freedom of conscience and the recognition of community and human rights, and a negative story of unrestrained freedom that leads to self-centeredness, vacuity, and the d…

  • The Sexual Person

    The Sexual Person
    av Todd A. Salzman

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589012080

    Two principles capture the essence of the official Catholic position on the morality of sexuality: first, that any human genital act must occur within the framework of heterosexual marriage; second, each and every marriage act must remain open to th…

  • Humanity in Crisis

    Humanity in Crisis
    av David Hollenbach

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626167186

    The major humanitarian crises of recent years are well known: the Shoah, the killing fields of Cambodia, the Rwandan genocide, the massacre in Bosnia, and the tsunami in Southeast Asia, as well as the bloody conflicts in South Sudan, Syria, and Afgh…

  • John Paul II and the Legacy of Dignitatis Humanae

    John Paul II and the Legacy of Dignitatis Humanae
    av Herminio Rico

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878408894

    It was by far the most controversial document to emerge from Vatican II - "Dignitatis Humanae", or "the Declaration on Religious Freedom". Drafted largely by prominent Jesuit theologian John Courtney Murray, it represented a departure from previous…

  • The Christian Case for Virtue Ethics

    The Christian Case for Virtue Ethics
    av Joseph J. Kotva

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878406210

    Despite the growing interest among philosophers and theologians in virtue ethics, its proponents have done little to suggest why Christians in particular find virtue ethics attractive. Joseph J. Kotva, Jr., addresses this question in "The Christian…

  • Wealth, Virtue, and Moral Luck

    Wealth, Virtue, and Moral Luck

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647121389

    In a deeply unequal world, our economic status shapes our pursuit of virtue whether we have enough resources to live comfortably or struggle to survive Our understanding of inequality as a moral problem is incomplete. It is not enough to say that in…

  • Wealth, Virtue, and Moral Luck

    Wealth, Virtue, and Moral Luck

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647121372

    In a deeply unequal world, our economic status shapes our pursuit of virtue whether we have enough resources to live comfortably or struggle to survive Our understanding of inequality as a moral problem is incomplete. It is not enough to say that in…

  • Ethics and Economics of Assisted Reproduction

    Ethics and Economics of Assisted Reproduction
    av Maura A. Ryan

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878408849

    For those who undergo it, infertility treatment is costly, time-consuming, invasive, and emotionally and physically arduous, yet technology remains the focus of most public discussion of the topic. Drawing on concepts from medical ethics, feminist t…

  • Ethics and Economics of Assisted Reproduction

    Ethics and Economics of Assisted Reproduction
    av Maura A. Ryan

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878408719

    For those who undergo it, infertility treatment is costly, time-consuming, invasive, and emotionally and physically arduous, yet technology remains the focus of most public discussion of the topic. Drawing on concepts from medical ethics, feminist t…

  • A Culture of Engagement

    A Culture of Engagement
    av Cathleen Kaveny

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626163027

    Religious traditions in the United States are characterized by ongoing tension between assimilation to the broader culture, as typified by mainline Protestant churches, and defiant rejection of cultural incursions, as witnessed by more sectarian mov…

  • Loyal Dissent

    Loyal Dissent
    av Charles E. Curran

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589010871

    "Loyal Dissent" is the candid and inspiring story of a Catholic priest and theologian who, despite being stripped of his right to teach as a Catholic theologian by the Vatican, remains committed to the Catholic Church. Over a nearly fifty-year caree…

  • The Vice of Luxury

    The Vice of Luxury
    av David Cloutier

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626162709

    Luxury. The word alone conjures up visions of visions of attractive, desirable lifestyle choices, yet it also faces criticism as a moral vice harmful to both the self and society. Engaging with ideas from business, marketing, and economics, The Vice…

  • Bridging the Sacred and the Secular

    Bridging the Sacred and the Secular

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878405718

    John Courtney Murray, S.J. (1904-1967), is most renowned for his ethical writings, which distinguish between the secular and the sacred, and for his defense of civil religious freedom based on natural law philosophy. His later theological writings,…

  • The Origins of Moral Theology in the United States

    The Origins of Moral Theology in the United States
    av Charles E. Curran

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878406357

    Charles E. Curran presents the first in-depth analysis of the origins of Catholic moral theology in the United States, focusing on three significant figures in the late nineteenth century and demonstrating that methodological pluralism and theologic…

  • The Fullness of Free Time

    The Fullness of Free Time
    av Conor M. Kelly

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120146

    The first book to use the Catholic theological tradition to explore the importance of free time, The Fullness of Free Time addresses a crucial topic in the ethics of everyday life, providing a useful framework for scholars and students of moral theo…

  • The Fullness of Free Time

    The Fullness of Free Time
    av Conor M. Kelly

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120139

    The first book to use the Catholic theological tradition to explore the importance of free time, The Fullness of Free Time addresses a crucial topic in the ethics of everyday life, providing a useful framework for scholars and students of moral theo…

  • A Culture of Engagement

    A Culture of Engagement
    av Cathleen Kaveny

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626163034

    Religious traditions in the United States are characterized by ongoing tension between assimilation to the broader culture, as typified by mainline Protestant churches, and defiant rejection of cultural incursions, as witnessed by more sectarian mov…

  • Overcoming Our Evil

    Overcoming Our Evil
    av Aaron Stalnaker

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589015036

    Can people ever really change? Do they ever become more ethical, and if so, how? "Overcoming Our Evil" focuses on the way ethical and religious commitments are conceived and nurtured through the methodical practices that Pierre Hadot has called 'spi…

  • The Global Face of Public Faith

    The Global Face of Public Faith
    av David Hollenbach

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878401390

    "The Global Face of Public Faith" addresses the hotly debated question of the role religion should play in politics in both the American and international contexts. It engages the fears that public religion threatens American democracy and could lea…

  • The Sexual Person

    The Sexual Person
    av Todd A. Salzman

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589012073

    Two principles capture the essence of the official Catholic position on the morality of sexuality: first, that any human genital act must occur within the framework of heterosexual marriage; second, each and every marriage act must remain open to th…

  • The Ethics of Aquinas

    The Ethics of Aquinas

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878408887

    In this comprehensive anthology, twenty-seven outstanding scholars from North America and Europe address every major aspect of Thomas Aquinas' understanding of morality and comment on his remarkable legacy. While there has been a revival of interest…

  • Sex, Violence, and Justice

    Sex, Violence, and Justice
    av Aline H. Kalbian

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626160484

    In 1968, Pope Paul VI published Humanae vitae, the encyclical that reaffirmed the Catholic Church's continued opposition to the use of any form of artificial contraception. In Sex, Violence, and Justice: Contraception and the Catholic Church, Aline…

  • Sex, Violence, and Justice

    Sex, Violence, and Justice
    av Aline H. Kalbian

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626161047

    In 1968, Pope Paul VI published Humanae vitae, the encyclical that reaffirmed the Catholic Church's continued opposition to the use of any form of artificial contraception. In Sex, Violence, and Justice: Contraception and the Catholic Church, Aline…

  • Introduction to Jewish and Catholic Bioethics

    Introduction to Jewish and Catholic Bioethics
    av Aaron L. Mackler

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878401468

    Leavened with compassion, common sense, and a readable style, this introduction to complicated bioethical issues from both Jewish and Catholic perspectives is as informative as it is undaunting. Aaron Mackler takes the reader through methodology in…

  • Shaping the Moral Life

    Shaping the Moral Life
    av Klaus Demmer

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878407910

    Although he is one of the most influential Catholic theologians in Europe, very few of Klaus Demmer's writings are available in English. This translation of his well-known work on moral theology introduces Demmer's thought to English-speaking audien…

  • Reimagining Human Rights

    Reimagining Human Rights
    av William R. O'Neill

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120344

    An interpretation of human rights that centers on the rhetorical—and religious—power of testimony. Jeremy Bentham described the idea of human rights as “rhetorical nonsense.” In Reimagining Human Rights, William O’Neill…

  • Reimagining Human Rights

    Reimagining Human Rights
    av William R. O'Neill

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120351

    An interpretation of human rights that centers on the rhetorical—and religious—power of testimony. Jeremy Bentham described the idea of human rights as “rhetorical nonsense.” In Reimagining Human Rights, William O’Neill…

  • Keeping Faith with Human Rights

    Keeping Faith with Human Rights
    av Linda Hogan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626162327

    The human rights regime is one of modernity's great civilizing triumphs. From the formal promulgation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 to the subsequent embrace of this declaration by the newly independent states of Africa, human…

  • Keeping Faith with Human Rights

    Keeping Faith with Human Rights
    av Linda Hogan

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626162334

    The human rights regime is one of modernity's great civilizing triumphs. From the formal promulgation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 to the subsequent embrace of this declaration by the newly independent states of Africa, human…

  • Aquinas on Virtue

    Aquinas on Virtue
    av Nicholas Austin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626164727

    Aquinas on Virtue: A Causal Reading is an original interpretation of one of the most compelling accounts of virtue in the Western tradition, that of the great theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274). Taking as its starting point Aquina…

  • Aquinas on Virtue

    Aquinas on Virtue
    av Nicholas Austin

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626164734

    Aquinas on Virtue: A Causal Reading is an original interpretation of one of the most compelling accounts of virtue in the Western tradition, that of the great theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274). Taking as its starting point Aquina…

  • Aquinas and Empowerment

    Aquinas and Empowerment

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878406142

    Applying the ethical concepts of Thomas Aquinas to contemporary moral problems, this book both presents new interpretations of Thomist theology and offers new insights into today's perplexing moral dilemmas. This volume addresses such contemporary i…

  • American Protestant Ethics and the Legacy of H. Richard Niebuhr

    American Protestant Ethics and the Legacy of H. Richard Niebuhr
    av William Werpehowski

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878403837

    In this careful analysis and evaluation of the monumental influence of Niebuhr, Werpehowski traces four streams that flow from Niebuhr's theology, particularly as it deals with ethics. In a tightly knit and comprehensive investigation of the work of…

  • Moral Evil

    Moral Evil
    av Andrew Michael Flescher

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626160101

    The idea of moral evil has always held a special place in philosophy and theology because the existence of evil has implications for the dignity of the human and the limits of human action. Andrew Michael Flescher proposes four interpretations of ev…

  • Hope for Common Ground

    Hope for Common Ground
    av Julie Hanlon Rubio

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626163065

    Much like the rest of the country, American Catholics are politically divided, perhaps more so now than at any point in their history. In this learned but accessible work for scholars, students, and religious and lay readers, ethicist Julie Hanlon R…

  • Hope for Common Ground

    Hope for Common Ground
    av Julie Hanlon Rubio

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626163089

    Much like the rest of the country, American Catholics are politically divided, perhaps more so now than at any point in their history. In this learned but accessible work for scholars, students, and religious and lay readers, ethicist Julie Hanlon R…

  • Feminist Ethics and Natural Law

    Feminist Ethics and Natural Law
    av Cristina L. H. Traina

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878407279

    Heated debates over such issues as abortion, contraception, ordination, and Church hierarchy suggest that feminist and natural law ethics are diametrically opposed. Cristina L.H. Traina now reexamines both Roman Catholic natural law tradition and An…

  • Family Ethics

    Family Ethics
    av Julie Hanlon Rubio

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589016392

    How can ordinary Christians find moral guidance for the mundane dilemmas they confront in their daily lives? To answer this question, Julie Hanlon Rubio brings together a rich Catholic theology of marriage and a strong commitment to social justice t…

  • The Fellowship of Life

    The Fellowship of Life
    av Joseph Woodill

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878403684

    Bringing Orthodox Christianity into the recent dialog on virtue ethics, Joseph Woodill investigates the correspondences between the Eastern Orthodox tradition and contemporary virtue ethics, and he develops a distinctly Orthodox vision of theologica…

  • Jewish and Catholic Bioethics

    Jewish and Catholic Bioethics

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878407460

    Drawing on multiple interconnected scriptural and spiritual sources, the Jewish tradition of ethical reflection is intricate and nuanced. This book presents scholarly Jewish perspectives on suffering, healing, life, and death, and it compares them w…

  • Consumer Ethics in a Global Economy

    Consumer Ethics in a Global Economy
    av Daniel K. Finn

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626166950

    It is a serious mistake to think that all we need for a just world is properly-structured organizations. But it is equally wrong to believe that all we need are virtuous people. Social structures alter people's decisions through the influence of the…

  • Consumer Ethics in a Global Economy

    Consumer Ethics in a Global Economy
    av Daniel K. Finn

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626166967

    It is a serious mistake to think that all we need for a just world is properly-structured organizations. But it is equally wrong to believe that all we need are virtuous people. Social structures alter people's decisions through the influence of the…

  • All God's Animals

    All God's Animals
    av Christopher Steck

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626167148

    The book is the first of its kind to draw together in conversation the views of the early Church, contemporary biblical and theological scholarship, and post-conciliar teachings. Steck develops a comprehensive, Catholic theology of animals based on…

  • All God's Animals

    All God's Animals
    av Christopher Steck

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626167155

    The book is the first of its kind to draw together in conversation the views of the early Church, contemporary biblical and theological scholarship, and post-conciliar teachings. Steck develops a comprehensive, Catholic theology of animals based on…

  • Reconsidering Intellectual Disability

    Reconsidering Intellectual Disability
    av Jason Reimer Greig

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626162433

    Drawing on the controversial case of "Ashley X," a girl with severe developmental disabilities who received interventionist medical treatment to limit her growth and keep her body forever small-a procedure now known as the "Ashley Treatment"-Reconsi…

  • Reconsidering Intellectual Disability

    Reconsidering Intellectual Disability
    av Jason Reimer Greig

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626162426

    Drawing on the controversial case of "Ashley X," a girl with severe developmental disabilities who received interventionist medical treatment to limit her growth and keep her body forever small-a procedure now known as the "Ashley Treatment"-Reconsi…

  • Living the Truth

    Living the Truth
    av Klaus Demmer

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589016972

    How is moral theology related to pastoral theology? In this first English translation of "Living the Truth", Klaus Demmer answers this question by offering a complete theory of action. Its crucial element is truthfulness, which Demmer claims is a ba…

  • The Context of Casuistry

    The Context of Casuistry

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878405862

    We are finally beginning to see that casuistry, once so despised, points a way out of the great dilemmas in moral reasoning we face today. To read this superb book is to emerge from a cloud of unknowing."-John W. O'Malley, S.J., Distinguished Profes…

  • The Origins of War

    The Origins of War
    av Matthew A. Shadle

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589017351

    Debate rages within the Catholic Church about the ethics of war and peace, but the simple question of why wars begin is too often neglected. Catholics' assumptions about the causes of conflict are almost always drawn uncritically from international…

  • Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology

    Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology
    av Charles E. Curran

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626166325

    In Charles E. Curran’s latest book, Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology, he presents the diverse voices of US Catholic moral theologians from the mid-twentieth century to the present. The book discusses eleven key individuals in the dev…

  • Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology

    Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology
    av Charles E. Curran

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626166318

    In Charles E. Curran’s latest book, Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology, he presents the diverse voices of US Catholic moral theologians from the mid-twentieth century to the present. The book discusses eleven key individuals in the dev…

  • Democracy on Purpose

    Democracy on Purpose
    av Franklin I. Gamwell

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878408764

    Western moral and political theory in the last two centuries has widely held that morality and politics are independent of a divine reality. Claiming that this consensus is flawed, prominent theologian Franklin I. Gamwell argues that there is a nece…

  • Heroes, Saints, and Ordinary Morality

    Heroes, Saints, and Ordinary Morality
    av Andrew Michael Flescher

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878401376

    Most of us are content to see ourselves as ordinary people - unique in ways, talented in others, but still among the ranks of ordinary mortals. Andrew Flescher probes our contented state by asking important questions: How should "ordinary" people re…

  • A Call to Fidelity

    A Call to Fidelity

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878403806

    "A Call to Fidelity" seeks to thoughtfully examine and critically evaluate the contributions that Charles E. Curran has made to the field of Catholic moral theology over the past forty years. It also seeks to assess the development of specific topic…

  • The Structures of Virtue and Vice

    The Structures of Virtue and Vice
    av Daniel J. Daly

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120399

    A new ethics for understanding the social forces that shape moral character. It is easy to be vicious and difficult to be virtuous in today’s world, especially given that many of the social structures that connect and sustain us enable exploit…

  • The Structures of Virtue and Vice

    The Structures of Virtue and Vice
    av Daniel J. Daly

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120382

    A new ethics for understanding the social forces that shape moral character. It is easy to be vicious and difficult to be virtuous in today’s world, especially given that many of the social structures that connect and sustain us enable exploit…

  • Radical Sufficiency

    Radical Sufficiency
    av Christine Firer Hinze

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120269

    In this timely book, Christine Firer Hinze looks back at Monsignor John A. Ryan’s American Catholic defense of worker justice and a living wage, advancing his efforts for an action-oriented livelihood agenda that situates US working families&#…

  • Radical Sufficiency

    Radical Sufficiency
    av Christine Firer Hinze

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647120252

    In this timely book, Christine Firer Hinze looks back at Monsignor John A. Ryan’s American Catholic defense of worker justice and a living wage, advancing his efforts for an action-oriented livelihood agenda that situates US working families&#…