Gathered for the Journey Paperback
Moral Theology from a Catholic Perspective
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Gathered for the Journey
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The threefold structure of the book also underlines a methodological claim that is worked through in the following chapters. The text moves from gathering in worship, to faith in the Trinitarian God, through Christology, to Ecclesiology and then to theological anthropology, dealing with questions of Globalization, War, Bioethics, Sex and the Environment in the final section. The three parts of the book are also unified by questions that characterize virtue ethics, questions like ‘what are human beings for?’, ‘who ought we to become?’, and ‘what is the role of the church in the world?’ The virtue ethics approach is not undertaken at the exclusion of understanding moral rules and natural law, but these topics, like the chapters on the virtues, are set in terms of human fulfillment in God. Gathered for the Journey is designed as a classroom text for students of catholic moral theology, but will also be of interest and use to those outside the Catholic faith, studying Christian ethics.
David Matzko McCarthy teaches in the department of Theology at Mount St Mary's University, Emmitsburg. Therese Lysaught teaches in the department of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton, Ohio.
Gathered for the Journey by Eds McCarthy and Lysaught was published by SCM in September 2007 and is our 51938th best seller. The ISBN for Gathered for the Journey is 9780334040064.
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|Page last updated||4th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Eds McCarthy and Lysaught|
|Publisher||SCM (September 2007)|
|Editor||David Matzko McCarthy;Therese Lysaught|
|Number of Pages||280|