Contemporary moral theology

by Ford, John C.

Publisher: Newman Press in Westminster, Md

Written in English
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Statementby J.C. Ford and Gerald Kelly.
ContributionsKelly, Gerald A.
The Physical Object
Pagination v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19875738M

The book discusses eleven key individuals in the development and evolution of moral theology as well as the New Wine, New Wineskins movement. This diversity, which differs from the monolithic understanding of moral theology that prevailed until recently, comes from the diverse historical circumstances or Sitz im Leben of the authors.   But he says nothing new. He adds nothing new to theology. There's nothing wrong with being a describer. Nothing wrong with passing on what other scholars have said. But listing a Bart Ehrman's book (or a Spong book) as essential theology reading is like listing a Dan Brown book as essential fiction reading. Popular does equal significant. John Paul II and Moral Theology (No. 10) Readings in Moral Theology No. edited by Charles E. Curran and Richard A. McCormick, SJ. A collection of articles that survey contemporary papal teaching on moral theology, dealing specifically with economics, gender, sexuality, and life issues. The question, “What do you do?” can tug on one’s heart strings and stir the emotional pot, especially if you are part of the large swath of American women and men currently not working thanks to the partial government shutdown. (See the latest New York Times video attempting to capture the unfolding situation.).

The book includes study questions, terms and definitions, bibliographies, and case studies on timely, thorny issues such as premarital sex and euthanasia. Readers will also note that Introducing Moral Theology draws deeply on Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae. While written primarily to and from a Roman Catholic perspective, this text will 4/5(1). View Notes - History of Moral Theology (Lecture) from THRS at Emmanuel College. History of Moral Theology Taken from Harrington and Keenan, . The response of faith to classical questions of right and wrong as well as new issues raised by contemporary society make ethics a primary theological concern. In moral theology (theological ethics) courses, the role of Scripture in ethical decision-making, the nature of personhood, the ability to reason, the meaning of virtue, and the testimony of the Christian ethical tradition are. Theologians and students of theology have to read this book to get an idea of the developments in contemporary moral theology as well as in other theological disciplines.” – Asian Horizons, “"Remolding material from a doctoral seminar he taught for 15 years, Keenan introduces students to the intellectual history of 20th-century Catholic.

"Daniel Westberg's Renewing Moral Theology makes a strong argument for the significance of Thomas Aquinas's 'virtue ethics' for contemporary Christian ethics. Not simply a historical account, Westberg's book is a new text in the tradition of Anglican moral theology. His discussion is deliberately ecumenical, bringing Thomas into conversation with Roman Catholic, Anglican .   A Morally Complex World covers the methodology of moral theology; basic concepts such as conscience and moral agency; natural law and moral norms; how the Bible can be used in Christian ethics; how to dialogue on contested ethical issues; how to consider sin and moral failure; and how to mediate moral principles and moral teaching in a pastorally sensitive Price: $

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Click Download or Read Online button to get contemporary moral theology book now. This site is like a library, Use. A Morally Complex World: Engaging Contemporary Moral Theology by James Bretzke is a wonderful book for anyone interested in moral development and theology.

Bretzke does not write down to the reader but challenges them to think. He does a wonderful job bringing morals and ethics from Aristotle to the modern day by: 9. past five years shows a deep concern about both the nature of moral theology and the role of moral theologians.

A certain urgency ani-mates much contemporary reflection calling the moralist to be chal-lenged by the vocation to serve the Church and to explore better the ways Westerners can learn from other cultures.

In this regard, virtueCited by: 1. A Morally Complex Worldis an accessible introduction to moral theology covering the methodology of moral theology; basic concepts such as conscience and moral agency; natural law, moral norms; how the Bible can be used in Christian ethics; how to dialogue on contested ethical issues; how to consider sin and moral failure; and finally, how to 5/5(1).

“Not only is a person bound to accept all parts of the Deposit of Faith and all of the irreformable doctrines declared by the councils and popes, but one is also bound to accept the teaching contained in and the legitimacy of all monuments and teachings of the Church which do not contain novelty or contradict the teachings of the Church.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ford, John C. (John Cuthbert), Contemporary moral theology. Cork: Mercier Press, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ford, John C. (John Cuthbert), Contemporary moral theology. Westminster, Md., Newman Press, Contemporary Moral Theology Volume II Marriage Questions book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Charles E. Curran. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, Xiii + pages. $ This review originally appeared in the January issue of The Journal of Moral Theology.

As those who partake in ongoing Contemporary moral theology book are aware, not all theologians see eye to eye with one another—much less with the. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Banner, Michael C.

Christian ethics and contemporary moral problems / Michael Banner. Includes bibliogaphical references and index. isbn 0 0 (hardback). –isbn (paperback) 1. The diverse approaches to moral theology through the centuries have varied greatly in their recourse to logical reasoning and in the degree of their acceptance of general moral principles that are considered universally applicable.

Contemporary moral theology must confront a variety of problems, including the scope of individual responsibility in large corporate institutions, the. There is only one book on the list with God as its author. Read Sacred Scripture days per year. The other authors are secondary. Godspeed, Taylor Marshall, PhD.

Bibles. Marshall only recommends two English Bibles for serious theology students: Douay Rheims-Challoner and RSV-CE with a preference for the Douay Rheims-Challoner in most cases.

In his latest () revised edition of An Introduction to Moral Theology, May includes an appendix to his book, Christian Moral Life and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. He refers his readers to the Catechism and this appendix often, pointing out that the prime source for most definitions within moral theology are best sought there.

The claim that human agents are vulnerable to tragic conflict, situations in which one cannot help but do wrong, is a commonplace in contemporary moral philosophy. This book draws on. "Daniel Westberg's Renewing Moral Theology makes a strong argument for the significance of Thomas Aquinas's 'virtue ethics' for contemporary Christian ethics.

Not simply a historical account, Westberg's book is a new text in the tradition of Anglican moral theology. His discussion is deliberately ecumenical, bringing Thomas into conversation with Roman. on a moral issue that is currently a matter of ongoing debate within the field of Roman Catholic moral theology.

5) Frame and apply a pastoral approach shaped by Catholic fundamental moral theology to concrete pastoral moral cases in selected areas as in the areas of sexual ethics, health care and bioethics, and Catholics in the political arena.

A Morally Complex World: Engaging Contemporary Moral Theology: Bretzke SJ, James T.: Books - (9). Contemporary Moral Theology Volume 1 – Questions in Fundamental Moral Theology – By John C. Ford and Gerald Kelly Fr. John Cuthbert Ford, SJ () was one of the leading American Catholic moralists of the 20th century.

Writing in the year of Father Ford’s death, Richard McCormick, S.J., could still vividly recall a time when. In his plenary address to the Academy of Catholic Theology, published in the 7/21/11 volume of Origins, Fr.

Thomas Weinandy said, among other provocative claims: “Given the bankruptcy of so much modern and contemporary scriptural scholarship, the time is opportune for systematic theologians and moralists to seize back the Bible and make it what it rightly is–the primary source book.

Click to read more about Contemporary Moral Theology, Volume 1: Questions in Fundamental Moral Theology by John C. Ford. LibraryThing is a cataloging and 3/5(1).

Journal of Moral Theology is a peer-reviewed scholarly publication focused on Catholic moral theology. It is concerned with contemporary issues as well as out deeply rooted tradition of inquiry about the moral life.

We seek to publish articles in the field of moral theology, as well as theological treatments of related topics in philosophy, economics, political philosophy, and.

The only thing new about the book is the addition of a final chapter in which an attempt is made to assess trends and approaches current in Catholic and Protestant moral theology today.

The interest of Curran's work lies not so much in raising some of the main problem areas in moral BOOK REVIEWS theology at present as in highlighting the Author: B. Lewis. Christian ethics is a branch of Christian theology that defines virtuous behavior and wrong behavior from a Christian perspective.

Systematic theological study of Christian ethics is called moral theology. Christian virtues are often divided into four cardinal virtues and three theological ian ethics includes questions regarding how the rich should act toward the poor.

Mark S. Latkovic (b. 11/2/63) is Professor of Moral and Systematic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI where he has taught since July and where he was also Associate Dean of Studies from September until January and interim Dean of Studies from February until August He was made a full professor in March The renewal of moral theology inevitably brought about a number of developments, which in the attempt to find a better articulation of the fundamental principles within the context of contemporary culture can only be described as inadequate or, indeed, erroneous, as not being in harmony with the Church's teaching or the wisdom of humanity.

This book critically examines those values, and offers a framework for how Christian moral theology should be formed and lived-out within the emerging technoculture. Brent Waters argues that technology represents the principal cultural background against which contemporary Christian moral life is formed.

This new emphasis on love as the focus for contemporary moral theology and ethics is evident in much of the philoso-phical and theological literature published in recent years.8 As a result there has been a growing demand for an integration of moral theology and ethics as well as for a more develop-mental approach to the Christian moral life.

A Morally Complex World: Engaging Contemporary Moral Theology. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, pp. $ pb. ISBN Reviewed by Tobias WINRIGHT, Saint Louis University, St.

Louis, MO and Matthew ABRAMOWSKI, Walsh University, North Canton, OH   How has moral theology evolved—especially since the dawn of the twentieth century. In this video, Rev. Jayme Mathias speaks of the shift in focus, worldview & method that occurred before.

Originally published inIntroduction to Moral Theology responded to the need for a new introduction to the basic and central elements of Catholic moral theology written in the light of Veritatis splendor. Since then, it has become a standard text for students and a reputable resource on such topics as moral theology and the good of the human person created in God's .If one had but one further wish, it would be that he had been able to reflect upon the rebirth of Anglican moral theology in the twentieth century, but perhaps that must be his next book: his conclusion is clear - a contemporary moral theology must be our aim and, aspiration.

See More. 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 topics in contemporary moral theology to which Curran has made his unique mark, particularly in fundamental ethics, sexual 5/5(1).