Moral Demands and Personal Obligations

Moral Demands and Personal Obligations

By: Josef Mbkhs

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In this collection of recent essays (1988-92), all but one previously unavailable in English, noted theologian Josef Fuchs, SJ, examines key issues in normative morality. Identifying two strains, one based on natural law and a more situational one based on the Golden Rule, he explores the need for plurality in both individual and societal ethics, and the problem of universal versus only general validity. Central ideas that Fuchs develops are the concept of innovative morality as the individual's responsible search for God's will in personal situations; and the significance of the conscience in the face of official statements by the church's magisterium. Among the topics he considers are marriage and sexuality; the beginning and end of life; and international solidarity and social justice.

Title: Moral Demands and Personal Obligations

Author Name: Josef Mbkhs

Categories: Religion,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Georgetown University Press: April 1994

ISBN Number: 0878405437

ISBN Number 13: 9780878405435

Binding: Paper Back

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

Seller ID: 31535