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- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95
What constitutes a 'good' life? On what basis do people of different communities, traditions and faiths interact? These crucial questions of principle and action affect all person, whether relgious or not. Since proper conceptions of the good are perennial in both public and private domains, practical ethics is an evergreen subject. However, few treatments... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2005; US$ 29.95
Pope John Paul II is the second longest serving pope in history and the longest serving pope of the last century. His presence has thrown a long shadow across our time, and his influence on Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world cannot be denied. Much has been written about this pope, but until now, no one has provided a systematic and thorough... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 54.99
Conley calls into question the outdated historical methodologies in use in Christian social ethics and outlines the consequences stemming from them. By adopting the postmodern post-structuralist position of historian Elizabeth Clark, Conley calls ethicists to learn to read for the gaps, silences, and aporias existent in historical texts as well as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
A discussion of the general presuppositions and ideas which underlie the Christian ethical teaching, treating of such subjects as conscience, the concepts of sin and virtue, and the relation between morality and religion. The book also attempts to explain the traditional Christian attitudes towards certain particular matters of conduct; for example,... more...
- P.J. Penguin Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
August 1969. Judys mother-in-law is killed by a priest in a car accident during a visit to Fort Ridgely, Minnesota, where in 1862, Dakota Indians had been jailed before being publicly hung in Mankato. Judy has a powerful dream. The deceased woman bears a mysterious Indian message. A homemaker and mother of four, Judy uproots the family... more...
- Sheed & Ward 2005; US$ 20.99
In recent American politics, the term OmoralityO has come to be used in a way almost entirely restricted to private family and sexual issues, leaving aside responsibility for immensely consequential decisions about initiating wars, oppressive policies, regressive tax structures, and disregard of the United Nations and international law. more...
- Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
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 ethicssin and the manuals of moral theology, the teaching of Thomas Aquinas and later Thomists, natural law, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Philosophers have been sharply divided in attempts to reconcile the validity of the moral distinctions essential to social well-being with the apparent ethical neutrality of the factual world. The failure to find an agreed solution to this problem produced the popular theory of Logical Empiricism, according to which ethical statements are meaningless.... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 4.95
Celebrated moral theologian Charles E. Curran examines and critiques Pope Benedict XVIs contribution to Catholic social teaching in this Georgetown Digital Short, available exclusively in this concise digital format. In his eight-year pontificate (2005-13) Pope Benedict XVI wrote two encyclicals that are significant for Catholic social teaching:... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
Taking ethics seriously means coming to terms with the real world where our sense of right and wrong plays out. At their best, faith traditions require daily life to face the tests of philosophy - and confront philosophy with the tests of daily living. If faith-inspired ethics govern all of one?s life, guiding values must constantly be interpreted... more...