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Curran, Charles E.

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Works: 161 works in 544 publications in 2 languages and 28,010 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history 
Roles: Editor, Performer, Honoree
Classifications: BJ1249, 241.042
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The origins of moral theology in the United States three different approaches by Charles E Curran ( )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catholic moral theology in the United States a history by Charles E Curran ( )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this magisterial volume Charles E. Curran surveys the historical development of Catholic moral theology in the United States from its 19th century roots to the present day. He begins by tracing the development of pre-Vatican II moral theology that, with the exception of social ethics, had the limited purpose of training future confessors to know what actions are sinful and the degree of sinfulness. Curran then explores and illuminates the post-Vatican II era with chapters on the effect of the Council on the scope and substance of moral theology, the impact of Humanae vitae, Pope Paul VI's en
The social mission of the U.S. Catholic Church a theological perspective by Charles E Curran ( )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the importance of the services provided by charities, hospitals, and schools run by the Catholic Church in the United States
Issues in sexual and medical ethics by Charles E Curran ( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tensions in moral theology by Charles E Curran ( Book )
7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American Catholic social ethics : twentieth-century approaches by Charles E Curran ( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absolutes in moral theology? by Charles E Curran ( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Politics, medicine, and Christian ethics; a dialogue with Paul Ramsey by Charles E Curran ( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toward an American Catholic moral theology by Charles E Curran ( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New perspectives in moral theology by Charles E Curran ( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Transition and tradition in moral theology by Charles E Curran ( Book )
8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catholic moral theology in dialogue by Charles E Curran ( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Themes in fundamental moral theology by Charles E Curran ( Book )
10 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moral theology, a continuing journey by Charles E Curran ( Book )
6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Catholic moral tradition today : a synthesis by Charles E Curran ( Book )
10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catholic social teaching, 1891-present : a historical, theological, and ethical analysis by Charles E Curran ( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new look at Christian morality; Christian morality today, II by Charles E Curran ( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and French and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The living tradition of Catholic moral theology by Charles E Curran ( Book )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Catholic moral theology is a living tradition in which each generation must understand, appropriate, and live the Christian message in the light of its own history, culture, and time. "The Catholic tradition," argues Charles E. Curran in this new, meticulously reasoned set of essays, "must be in dialogue with present realities, sometimes criticizing them severely and at other times learning from them."" "Curran begins by examining the tensions existing in the Roman Catholic church today and suggests why they are more severe than they should be. He argues that official Catholic social teaching in sexual areas and Catholic ecclesiology have not incorporated a moral theology based on creative fidelity; he calls for a change in official sexual teaching, ecclesiology, and the exercise of the hierarchical magisterium on the basis of the methodological approaches found in contemporary official Catholic teaching. Richard A. McCormick, Curran suggests, is one contemporary Catholic moral theologian who successfully illustrates creative fidelity by employing the casuistic method of the Jesuit tradition in moral theology to evaluate the changing problems of our contemporary life." "Curran discusses perennial issues in moral theology that take on crucial importance in the changing realities of our contemporary existence - the relationship between Christian and human morality, divine providence and human responsibility, academic freedom, and military force. Throughout the volume, while fully aware that the Roman Catholic church and moral theology will always know and experience the tensions of creative fidelity, Curran challenges himself and his readers to make certain that these tensions contribute to the ongoing life of the church."--Jacket
Contraception; authority and dissent by Charles E Curran ( Book )
7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moral norms and Catholic tradition ( Book )
8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Curran, Charles
Curran Charles 1934-....
Curran, Charles E
Curran, Charles Edward.
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Languages
English (211)
French (1)
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