In "Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology
", Charles E.
Sedgwick traces the history of Anglican moral theology
, which he notes is not well known to many Anglicans, even to professional theologians.
"They have no credibility; they have never lived the experience; they may know moral theology
, dogmatic theology in theory, but to go from there to putting it into practice every day...
The papers presented here, as mentioned above come from a larger set of those presented in 2017 exploring "digital shepherding," or how the digital world changes what it means to act as a pastor and what the change in communication patterns may do to moral theology
and religious teaching.
Of course, the council fathers did not address expressly the fundamentals of moral theology
, although they called for the discipline's renewal.
I remember from my moral theology
classes that there is such a thing as an ectopic pregnancy [a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterine cavity and usually in the fallopian tube-Ectopic Pregnancy Foundation].
The English Jesuit Thomas Slater (1855-1928) described the manuals of moral theology
as "books of moral pathology." (3) From the seventeenth to the twentieth century, moral theology
was solely in these textbooks designed for the priest confessor to be an effective minister of the sacrament of penance.
Be Good & Do Good: Thinking Through Moral Theology
provides college-level readers of ethics and religion with a basic analysis of the topic of moral theology
in Christian life and thinking, and is recommended for scholarly-minded Christian collections interested in biblical material and its relationship to social experience.
Professor McQueen is the Executive Director of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute in Toronto, and teaches moral theology
at the University of St.
Curran traces the historical development of five strands in the shaping of moral theology
that differentiate Catholic moral theology
from other forms of Christian ethics coming out of other Christian traditions and approaches.
The encyclical Veritatis Splendor deals with central issues in Catholic fundamental moral theology
. Fundamental moral theology
provides the basis for moral evaluation in other areas of moral theology
such as medical ethics, social ethics, sexual ethics, and liberation ethics, among others.