Facing Ethical Issues: Dimensions of Character, Choices & Community

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Paulist Press, 2002 - Religion - 381 pages
Everyday Ethics The authors provide here a consistent and systematic method for making connections between those three elements of moral experience--character, choices, and community--and concrete ethical issues. They describe the method that they will use to "face the issues," and then address complex and controversial issues related to: the economy, war and violence, medicine, sexuality, and the environment. Facing Ethical Issues is: ---useful across many denominations. --a companion volume to the authors' Character, Choices and Community that stands alone very well. --written for non-experts, especially undergraduate and graduate students. +

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Page 12 - It is up to the Christian communities to analyze with objectivity the situation which is proper to their own country, to shed on it the light of the Gospel's unalterable words, and to draw principles of reflection, norms of judgment, and directives for action from the social teaching of the Church.

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Patrick T. McCormick, Jr. holds an STD degree from the Gregorian University is associate professor at the College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN.

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