A history of Catholic moral theology in the twentieth century from confessing sins to liberating consciences by James F. Keenan

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementJames F. Keenan
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LC ClassificationsBJ1231 .K44 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL24567496M
ISBN 109780826429292, 9780826429285
LC Control Number2010279171
OCLC/WorldCa461273976

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This book tells the story of Catholic moral theology in the United States. Those interested in the discipline of moral theology will find here the first monograph telling the story that began in the middle of the nineteenth century in this country.

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Background -- The moral manualists -- Initiating reform: Odon Lottin -- Retrieving Scripture and charity: Fritz Tillman and Gérard Gilleman -- Synthesis: Bernard Häring -- The neo-manualists -- New foundations for moral reasoning, -- New foundations for a theological anthropology, -- Toward a global discourse on suffering and solidarity -- Afterword: The encyclicals of.

permitted. Moreover, from the eighteenth through the twentieth century that imaginative casuistry evolved into the rather unimaginative moral manuals of theology, which were textbooks, again for confessors.

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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, how women. An internationally renowned theological ethicist, his books include Moral Wisdom: Lessons and Texts from the Catholic Tradition (Rowman & Littlefield, ) and most recently History of Catholic Moral Theology in the Twentieth Century: From Confessing Sins to Liberating Consciences (Continuum, ).

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