At Stake in the Enlightenment
- Etiche e pratiche mercantili nel Â«codice genetico dell'uomo occidentaleÂ»: un commento a Settimo non rubare di Paolo Prodi. Salvemini, Biagio // Storica;2009, Vol. 15 Issue 43-45, p97
The article discusses the relationship between ethics and the market, with reference to the work of 20th century Italian historian Paolo Prodi, and the relationship between Christian ethics and the ethical practices of merchants. Topics discussed include the concept of trust among merchants and...
- THE INTELLECTUAL ORIGINS OF POPULAR CATHOLICISM: CATHOLIC MORAL THEOLOGY IN THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT. Printy, Michael // Catholic Historical Review;Jul2005, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p438
This article describes the intellectual context of the Enlightenment in Catholic moral theology that enabled the institutional Church to align itself with practices of popular Catholicism. The moral system demonstrated in the article overcame certain intellectual barriers that would otherwise...
- Medical ethics and theology. Mary, Martin E. // Second Opinion;Apr92, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p70
Presents an overview of essays on nine theological ethicists that have appeared in the journal Second Opinion in two generations. Providing of a clue about vocations to archaeologists of the future; Question of a hearing for religion, theology, and church in a hostile culture; Hegemony of...
- Sins & Sensibility. Esolen, Anthony // Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity;Nov2005, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p5
Discusses the attitude of orthodox Christians in the U.S. toward sins and sinners. Reason for the proposal of a retired professor in Canada to require religious people to register with the state; Opinion of the author on sexual sinners; Example of a sodomitic sin against nature.
- ETHICS APPROPRIATE FOR AN EMPIRE: A QUESTION WHOSE TIME HAS COME. Massaro, Thomas // Political Theology;Jul2009, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p497
This article offers a Christian ethical commentary upon the debate over the contemporary "American Empire." While many decry unprecedented US global dominance based on various secular standpoints, few have articulated religiously-grounded perspectives on this new US relation to the world. The...
- Christian's burden as symbolic representation of sin -- outmoded theology or timeless, spiritual necessity? Broomhall, Ruth // International Congregational Journal;Winter2014, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p77
This book will make a Travailer of thee, If by its Counsel thou wilt ruled be; It will direct thee to the Holy Land, If thou wilt its Directions understand: Yea, it will make the sloathful, active be; The Blind also, delightful things to see.
- God so loved the world--so perhaps we can, too. Batz, Jeanette // National Catholic Reporter;10/18/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 44, p17
Discusses the need for Christians to refrain from worldly temptations. Significance of detachment for a person; Suggestions for parents to deal with peer pressure on their childrem; Importance of pure spirit for dealing with corrupt matter.
- Making Common Cause with Men and Women of Our Age: A Thomist Perspective. Porter, Jean // Studies in Christian Ethics;May2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p169
This paper argues that Aquinas and other scholastic theologians offer unexpected resources for a moral theology that is fully engaged with todayï¿½s pluralistic societies. In order to do so, it is necessary to bring Aquinas into a conversation with these diverse perspectives, rather than...
- Why and how can religions and traditions be plausible and credible in public ethics today? Müller, Denis // Ethical Theory & Moral Practice;Dec2001, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p329
This article presents and discusses the meaning of a possible foundation of ethics, both from a philosophical perspective and with regard to religious representations. It proposes to enlarge the conception of rationality in order to take into account the critical contribution of cultures,...