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Moral Theology

James F. Keenan

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Few explicit references regarding moral theology can be found in the documents of either the Council of Trent or the Second Vatican Council. Still, moral theology before and after the two councils ... More


Transformation Ethics: The Moral Implications of the Resurrection

Brian V. Johnstone

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

With the death of Jesus, his resurrection is at the centre of the Christian kerygma. The resurrection ought, therefore, be at the centre of Moral Theology and Christian Ethics. However, this has not ... More


Introduction

JOHN E. HARE

in The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269571
eISBN:
9780191683701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269571.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the gap between the moral demand and man’s natural capacity to meet it. This book examines philosopher Immanuel Kant’s ... More


Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

A.J. Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Elizabethan Anglican divine Richard Hooker (1554–1600) is often credited with being the founding father of Anglican moral theology. This book is the first major study to examine in depth the ... More


Introduction: Anglicanism, Moral Theology, and the Misappropriation of Richard Hooker

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter surveys and critically evaluates the various ways in which Hooker's influence upon both the Anglican tradition of moral theology and Anglicanism in general has been ... More


The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall, and Gerald O'Collins (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This collection of papers is an international, ecumenical, and interdisciplinary study of Jesus’ Resurrection that has emerged from the ‘Resurrection Summit’ meeting held in New York at Easter 1996. ... More


Moral Theology after Vatican II

Lisa Sowle Cahill

in The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778775
eISBN:
9780190258306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778775.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines moral theology in the United States after Vatican II in relation to “social ethics” and Catholic social thought. More specifically, it discusses the relations among moral ... More


Retrieving and Reframing Catholic Casuistry

M. Cathleen Kaveny

in The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778775
eISBN:
9780190258306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778775.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines “casuistry,” the dominant mode of moral theology in the Roman Catholic Church that emphasizes the morally right—and the morally wrong—courses of action in a wide range of ... More


Training Missionaries

David Rex Galindo

in To Sin No More: Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603264
eISBN:
9781503604087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603264.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the missionary training program in the Franciscan colleges for the propagation of Catholicism, focusing on the collegial curriculum, especially instruction in moral theology and ... More


Conclusion: Hooker and Beyond

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The concluding chapter returns to the key questions posed in Chapter 1: how should we judge Hooker as a moral theologian? To what extent are the claims that have been made of him justified? What kind ... More


Moral Theology, Moral Philosophy, Social Anthropology, and the State We Are In: On (the Lack of) Everyday Ethics

Michael Banner

in The Ethics of Everyday Life: Moral Theology, Social Anthropology, and the Imagination of the Human

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198722069
eISBN:
9780191788994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722069.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This book outlines an everyday Christian ethics: an ethics which Christianly imagines the fundamental moments of the human life course and in dialogue with alternative imaginations of human being. ... More


The Challenge of a New Theology

Ulrich L. Lehner

in Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the challenges to 18th century theology, particularly when it came to questions concerning Church hierarchy, revelation and morality, and how the Benedictines attempted to ... More


Moral Principles and Pastoral Practice: Hooker and the Exceptional Case

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One of the important and distinctive features of Hooker's moral theology relates to his engagement with the tension that can exist between the general and the particular, specifically, within the ... More


The Church and the Family in Seventeenth-century France

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In striking contrast to modern assumptions about Catholicism and family values, the Catholic Church in France took a very cool and distant attitude towards the family, at least in its official ... More


Faith, Morals, and Thomas More

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter details the (moral) reason why Thomas More refused to swear to uphold the statute of 1534 declaring Henry VIII's marriage void, and his reasons for rejecting Luther's and other's revolt ... More


Different Shades of Seventeenth-Century Probabilism

Stefania Tutino

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides a thematic analysis of some of the most significant applications of probabilism to a number of epistemological, intellectual, political, and theological questions. It focuses on ... More


Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Anthony Clarke and Andrew Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709565
eISBN:
9780191779794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book examines the doctrine of God from a variety of perspectives, stimulated by but not restricted to the work of Professor Paul S. Fiddes, to whom it is offered as a Festschrift. The chapters ... More


Philosophy, Theology, and Christian Virtue

Michael W. Austin

in Humility and Human Flourishing: A Study in Analytic Moral Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830221
eISBN:
9780191869792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830221.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter contains a preliminary discussion of the importance and centrality of humility for the Christian moral life, and examines some initial ways of understanding the nature of this virtue, ... More


From Trent to Vatican II

Joseph A. Selling

in Reframing Catholic Theological Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198767121
eISBN:
9780191821318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767121.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

If scholastic theology paved the way for the development of (moral) theology for the coming centuries, nothing changed the way that the church as a believing community defined itself as fundamentally ... More


Charles Curran and “Loyal Dissent”: The First Postclassicist Natural Law Paradigm

Mark S. Massa

in The Structure of Theological Revolutions: How the Fight Over Birth Control Transformed American Catholicism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190851408
eISBN:
9780190851439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851408.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents an in-depth examination of the critique of one of the most famous Catholic theologians, Fr. Charles Curran. In narrating Curran’s story, it focuses on his firing as a professor ... More


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