Happiness and the Christian moral life : an introduction to Christian ethics
Argues that the central question of ethics is the meaning and nature of happiness. In the Christian life, happiness is inseparable from goodness. This book attempts to show what such a life might look like and how it might change our understanding of Christian ethics.
Print Book, English, copyright © 2008
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Lanham, copyright © 2008
XV, , 257 stron ; 24 cm.
9780742551787, 9780742551794, 0742551784, 0742551792
Chapter 1 Finding a Path for Life: The Quest for Goodness and Happiness Chapter 2 Not Going It Alone: Friendship in the Christian Moral Life Chapter 3 Facing Shipwreck and Bandits: Virtues and the Quest for Happiness Chapter 4 Every Person's Truth: Made in the Image of God, Called to Do the Work of God Chapter 5 Freedom: Exploring a Dangerous Topic Chapter 6 False Steps on the Path to Happiness: Losing Our Way and Finding It Back Chapter 7 Finding a Story Worth Handing On: Narrative and the Moral Life Chapter 8 Doing What the Good Requires: Conscience and Prudence in the Moral Life Chapter 9 The Gift that Makes All Gifts Possible: Learning the Language of Love Chapter 10 Re-Imagining the World: Why the Happiness of One Demands Justice for All
Na stronie tytułowej:A Sheed & Ward Book