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Don"t Tell Me What to Do! A Catholic Understanding of Modern Moral Issues

by Dave Heney

  • 113 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Paulist Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian moral & pastoral theology,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Religion - Classic Works,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Character & Values,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Life - Character & Values,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Christianity - Catholicism,
  • Catholic authors,
  • Christian ethics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7975388M
    ISBN 100809140748
    ISBN 109780809140749

    Books shelved as moral: Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche, Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings by Thomas Paine, The Vi. Introduction to Moral Theology proceeds on the view that the best introduction to a theological understanding of the moral life proclaimed in the name of Christ by the Catholic Church is one rooted in the moral realism developed, among others, by Saint Thomas Aquinas.¹ This text presents moral theology as integrally united with dogmatic and spiritual theology, as the systematically ordered.

    The person who claims to be a practicing Catholic while not giving at least religious submission of intellect and will to the all Church's teaching, including that related to the ordination of women, artificial contraception, abortion, and homosexuality (to pick a few of the hot-button issues) is being disingenuous. These moral teachings are. They can’t do it because there is no such evidence. The Book of Mormon itself suffers the same fate when it comes to its own historical support. In a word, it hasn’t got any. The Book of Mormon describes a vast pre-Columbian culture that supposedly existed for centuries in North and South America. It goes into amazingly specific detail.

    When they tell me about their top moral concerns, the students typically mention a wide range of human life issues such as abortion, capital punishment, euthanasia, war, and cloning. They also tend mention matters related to sobriety (drug use, drunkenness), sexuality (pre-marital sex, adultery, homosexuality), and general social-economic. Start studying Moral Theology Midterm. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Shop the Black Friday Sale: Get 50% off Quizlet Plus through Monday Learn more.


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Don"t Tell Me What to Do! A Catholic Understanding of Modern Moral Issues by Dave Heney Download PDF EPUB FB2

This straightforward book provides simple and reliable explanations of what the Catholic Church teaches and why. The book provides quick answers to questions on moral issues, explains why the Church has a fixed opinion on certain matters, and helps put into perspective those issues on which Catholics are free to dissent/5(8).

In-depth explorations of five contemporary issues in Christian ethics using case studies. Used along with the authors' Character, Choices & Community, readers have the perfect combination to make moral theology come : Father Dave Heney.

Get this from a library. Don't tell me what to do!: a Catholic understanding of modern moral issues. [Dave Heney].

The catholic church wishes to trigger a deeper thinking regarding moral issues and offers practical help in moral decision making by encouraging us to think about the role of the Church in society from two distinct roles; that of Doctrinal and of Pastoral (Rev Dry.

Joe Parkinson, personal communication, J. In Search of the Good A Catholic Understanding of Moral Living WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY National Office of Religious Education of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops PUBLISHED BY The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, Publications Service, Ottawa,ISBN:Hardcover, pp.

$ CAN. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Banner, Michael C. Christian ethics and contemporary moral problems / Michael Banner. Includes bibliogaphical references and index.

isbn 0 0 (hardback). –isbn (paperback) 1. Catholic Faith, Life, & Creed │ Moral Decision Making │ │ Page 5 do. If I am an adult and it feels right to me, then I am the one who determines if it is right for me or not.‖ Some see this posture as liberating in that it provides the adult with the freedom to act responsibly and with personal conviction.

Moral Issues. Making moral choices in our modern world can be confusing and difficult. With so many temptations and influences pulling us in all directions, and the pressures of life driving us toward the seemingly “easy” path, it is comforting to know that Jesus Christ, through His Church, has blessed us with clear moral framework to guide us toward a happy, fulfilling life.

Saint John Paul's beautiful Letter on the Moral Life, the Splendor of Truth, responded to the continuing call of the Second Vatican Council to re-root Catholic moral teaching within the Bible, which is the "soul of theology".(Dei Verbum #24)In its first chapter, it provides an exegesis of the scriptures based on the Lord's encounter with the Rich young man within which it expounds a moral.

This emphasis on moral character and the person represents a shift in Catholic morality that had endured since the Council of Trent in the 16th century. We are no longer simply looking at the laws, obligations and duties but also the moral character of the person and the moral.

Moral law is natural because it’s known by reason — not written in stone or on paper, like the Commandments or the Bible.

It’s moral because it applies only to moral acts — actions of human beings that involve a free act of the will.(It doesn’t apply to animals, because they don’t have the use of reason.): Under natural moral law, Cain sinned when he murdered his brother Abel even. What the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches us about faith and belief; what Veritatis Splendor teaches us about today's insidious and dishonest moral relativism; what Evangelium Vitae teaches us about today's appalling culture of death; what Centesimus Annus teaches us about our economic and political dilemmas; what Ut Unum Sint teaches us about relations with those who do not share with.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church, published by Pope John Paul II ingives instructions to Catholics about following a spiritually and morally correct life. According to the Catechism, Catholic morals and values revolve around spiritual devotion, devotion to the family unit and church family, charity work and respect for and promotion.

Aquinas’s moral theology, virtue ethics, and issues related to church leadership, HIV/AIDS, and genetics. His most recent monographs are Moral Wisdom: Lessons and Texts from the Catholic Tradition () and The Works of Mercy: The Heart of Catholicism () both from Rowman & Littlefield. A new book, Paul and.

If there is a criticism of May’s book, it is that he possesses such a deep and profound understanding of the evolution of modern moral theology, including the myriad of revisionist authors and their various schools of thought, that he is capable and somewhat prone to lose a novice in the complexity.

Moral Issues Shedding light on the critical moral problems of our time by Jeffrey A. Mirus Ph.D. Abortion, animal rights, capital punishment, contraception, environmentalism, health. Father Heney wrote this book with simplicity & clarity of words. Father prints the facts in layman's terms which makes it easy to understand.

I didn't read this book all in one day. I took my time & use it as a point of reference for understanding our Modern Moral Issues in the Catholic /5. The circumstances, including the consequences, are secondary elements of a moral act. They contribute to increasing or diminishing the moral goodness or evil of human acts (for example, the amount of a theft).

They can also diminish or increase the. Broad Agreement on Whether Many Moral Practices Are Acceptable or Wrong. Although it is the case that Jews and nonreligious Americans are more liberal on most moral issues, they do fall on the same side of the morally acceptable/morally wrong debate as Protestants, Catholics and Mormons on eight of the 16 issues included in the analysis.

My Catholic Life. Series. Also Available as an eBook or paperback. A summary of Catholic moral teaching. It reveals the moral principles of our faith as well as a summary of all our Church’s moral teachings.

It is a summary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church #. Moral Issues Confronting Christians Discerning The Truth On Various Moral Issues This material is froma web site containing sermon outlines and Bible studies by Mark A.

Copeland. Visit the web site to browse or download additional material for church or personal use.The Understanding of Moral Acts Another important foundation of Christian morality is the understanding of moral acts.

Every moral act consists of three elements: the objective act (what we do), the subjective goal or intention (why we do the act), and the concrete situation or circumstances in which we perform the act (where, when, how, with.The Catholic church is the one true church.

CCC "The duty of offering God genuine worship concerns man both individually and socially. This is 'the traditional Catholic teaching on the moral duty of individuals and societies toward the true religion and the one Church of Christ.'.