The acting person and Christian moral life / Darlene Fozard Weaver.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Moral traditions series: Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 215 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1589017870; 9781589017870.Subject(s): Christian ethics -- Catholic authors | Act (Philosophy)Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 241/.042 LOC classification: BJ1249 | .W327 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Persons and actions in Christian ethics -- Disruption of proper relation with God and others : sin and sins -- Intimacy with God and self-relation -- Fidelity to God and moral acting -- Truthfulness before God and naming moral actions -- Reconciliation in God and Christian life.
What may we say about the significance of particular moral actions for one's relationship with God? In this provocative analysis of contemporary Catholic moral theology Darlene Fozard Weaver shows the person as a moral agent acting in relation to God. Using an overarching theological context of sinful estrangement from and gracious reconciliation in God, Weaver shows how individuals negotiate their relationships with God in and through their involvement with others and the world. Much of current Christian ethics focuses more on persons and their virtues and vices exemplified by the work of vir.