Item description for The Question of Christian Ethics (The Michael J. Mcgivney Lectures of the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, 1990) by Ralph M. McInerny...
In the early 1930s, Emile Brehier inaugurated a dispute regarding whether or not true philosophy could have existed during the ages of faith, the assumption being that real philosophers are untouched by faith and are, ideally, non-believers. Etienne Gilson and Jacques Maritain, among many others, entered the fray, seeking to clarify what is meant by Christian philosophy. Both of these philosophers were very much in the tradition of St Thomas Aquinas, and together they might be said to have set the stage for present-day discussions of just whether and what such a thing as a Christian philosophy might be.
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Studio: Catholic University of America Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.39" Width: 5.46" Height: 0.29" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1993
Publisher Catholic University of America Press
ISBN 0813207711 ISBN13 9780813207711
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More About Ralph M. McInerny
Ralph McInerny (1929 2010) was Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies and director emeritus of the Jacques Maritain Center, University of Notre Dame. He was the author of numerous works in philosophy, literature, fiction, and journalism, including The Very Rich Hours of Jacques Maritain, Characters in Search of Their Author, and his autobiography, I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You, all published by the University of Notre Dame Press."
Ralph M. McInerny currently resides in South Bend, in the state of Indiana.
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