More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Starting at $13.15
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 10/1/2008.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Whether in the cafeteria, classroom, or dorm lounge, questions abound on college campuses. Not only do students grapple with existential issues but they also struggle with ethical ones such as "Why be moral?" In Introducing Moral Theology, William Mattison addresses this question as well as grapples with the impact that religious belief has on day-to-day living. Structured in two parts, this unique text on Catholic moral theology covers cardinal virtues (temperance, prudence, fortitude, and justice) as well as theological virtues (faith, hope, and love). It is equipped with study questions, terms and their definitions, and illustrative case studies. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, this overview will also appeal to non-Catholics interested in virtue ethics.
William C. Mattison III (PhD, University of Notre Dame) is assistant professor of theology at The Catholic University of America. He has edited and contributed to New Wine, New Wineskins: A Next Generation Reflects on Key Issues in Catholic Moral Theology.
Table of Contents
|Morality, Happiness, and the "Good Life": How Do I Live My Life, and Why Do I Live That Way?||p. 19|
|Intentions, Good Acts, and Human Freedom||p. 38|
|Why Virtue? The Moral Life as More Than Actions||p. 57|
|The Virtue of Temperance: Living a Passionate Moral Life||p. 75|
|The Virtue of Prudence: Knowing the Truth and Living It||p. 95|
|Alcohol and American College Life: Test Case One||p. 113|
|The Virtue of Justice and Justice in Waging War||p. 134|
|Using the Atom Bomb in World War II: Test Case Two||p. 160|
|The Virtue of Fortitude and the Unity of the Virtues||p. 180|
|A Transition: Actions, Practices, and Big-Picture Beliefs about the Way Things Are||p. 195|
|The Virtue of Faith: Answering Big-Picture Questions||p. 213|
|Sin: Corruption of Human Happiness||p. 231|
|The Virtue of Hope: Eternity in this Life and the Next||p. 251|
|Jesus Christ: Incarnation and Life in Christ||p. 273|
|The Virtue of Charity: The Form of the Christian Life||p. 290|
|Grace: The Gift of the Holy Spirit for the Virtuous Life||p. 311|
|Chastity and Nonmarital Sex: Text Case Three||p. 333|
|Euthanasia: Test Case Four||p. 364|
|Epilogue: Praying for Virtues||p. 393|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|