Introducing moral theology : true happiness and the virtues / William C. Mattison III.Publication details: Grand Rapids, MI : Brazos Press, c2008. Description: 429 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9781587432231 (pbk.)Subject(s): Christian ethics -- Catholic authorsDDC classification: 241/.042 LOC classification: BJ1249 | .M195 2008
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-417) and index.
Morality, happiness, and the "Good life": how do I live my life, and why do I live that way? -- Intentions, good acts, and human freedom -- Why virtues? the moral life as more than actions -- The virtue of temperance: living a passionate moral life -- The virtue of prudence: knowing the truth and living it -- Alcohol and American college life: test case one -- The virtue of justice and justice in waging war -- Using the atom bomb in World War II: test case two -- The virtue of fortitude and the unity of the virtues -- A transition: actions, practices, and big-picture beliefs about the way things are -- The virtue of faith: answering big-picture questions -- Sin: corruption of human happiness -- The virtue of hope: eternity in this life and the next -- Jesus Christ: incarnation and life in Christ -- The virtue of charity: the form of the Christian life -- Grace: the gift of the Holy Spirit for the virtuous life -- Chastity and nonmarital sex: test case three -- Euthanasia: test case four -- Epilogue: praying for virtues.
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