|Perspectives in Moral Theology
|01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course
|The first part deals with the history and method of moral theology. The teleological, deontological and dialogical models will be explained with reference to Christian authors (Augustine, Aquinas, Alphonsus, Liguori) and movements (rise of private confession and penitential books, Jansenism and Laxism, Vatican II).
The second part examines the catholic social tradition as a continuing argument on the problem of social exclusion.
- COLEMAN John. One Hundred Years of Catholic Social Thought: Celebration and Challenge. Maryknoll/NY 1991.
- MASSARO Thomas. Living Justice: Catholic Social Teaching in Action. Sheed & Ward, WI, 2000.
- MAHONEY The Making of Moral Theology, Oxford 1990.
- PINCKAERS S., The Sources of Christian Ethics, Edinburgh 1995, 191-323
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