Item description for Moral Demands and Personal Obligations by Josef Fuchs & Brian McNeil...
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.
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Studio: Georgetown University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 5.95" Height: 0.61" Weight: 0.81 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1994
Publisher Georgetown University Press
ISBN 0878405437 ISBN13 9780878405435
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More About Josef Fuchs & Brian McNeil
Fuchs has had a long and distinguished career as a professor of moral theology, both in his native Germany and in Rome at the Gregorian University.
Josef Fuchs was born in 1912.
Josef Fuchs has published or released items in the following series...