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Receptive human virtues : a new reading of Jonathan Edwards's ethics / Elizabeth Agnew Cochran.

By: Cochran, Elizabeth Agnew, 1977-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xii, 203 p.).ISBN: 9780271050591 (electronic bk.); 0271050594 (electronic bk.); 9780271055312 (electronic bk.); 0271055316 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758 | Virtues | Christian ethics -- United States | Christian ethics -- Puritan authorsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Receptive human virtues.DDC classification: 241/.0458092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
An ethic of receptive human virtues -- Love as necessary and volitional : Edwards's account of true virtue in God -- Charity as a human virtue : the moral accountability of a necessary nature -- Humility as a human virtue : imaging God's mercy through creaturely capacities -- Virtuous repentance : apprehending and approving God's moral excellence -- Justice and partial loves : the natural goodness of incomplete virtues -- Conclusion: Virtues, accountability, and dependence : Edwards's significance for contemporary Christian ethics.
Summary: "An examination of the writings on virtues and ethics of eighteenth-century Puritan Jonathan Edwards"--Provided by publisher.
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Revision of author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Notre Dame, 2007 under title: Revelations of love and operations of grace : Jonathan Edwards' human virtues.

"An examination of the writings on virtues and ethics of eighteenth-century Puritan Jonathan Edwards"--Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-193) and index.

An ethic of receptive human virtues -- Love as necessary and volitional : Edwards's account of true virtue in God -- Charity as a human virtue : the moral accountability of a necessary nature -- Humility as a human virtue : imaging God's mercy through creaturely capacities -- Virtuous repentance : apprehending and approving God's moral excellence -- Justice and partial loves : the natural goodness of incomplete virtues -- Conclusion: Virtues, accountability, and dependence : Edwards's significance for contemporary Christian ethics.

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