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Moral formation and the virtuous life

Author: Paul M Blowers
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2019]
Series: Ad fontes (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Moral Formation and the Virtuous Life, volume editor Paul M. Blowers has translated and gathered several key texts from early Christian sources to explore the broad themes of moral conscience and ethics. Readers will gain a sense of how moral formation was part of a process sustained by pastoral instruction and admonition based on ritual practice (baptism, eucharist, and liturgy) as well as learned ethical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul M Blowers
ISBN: 1451496346 9781451496345
OCLC Number: 1087089332
Language Note: Translations into English from Greek and Latin, including new translations of some texts.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-189) and indexes.
Description: xii, 205 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The anatomy and scope of repentance --
Resisting worldly powers and renouncing worldly evils --
Christianity as a rule of life --
Divine paideia and the quest for moral wisdom --
Biblical narrative, hagiography, and moral mimesis --
Sacraments, liturgy, and moral formation --
Habituating virtues and eradicating vices --
Love : beginning and end of the Christian virtues
Series Title: Ad fontes (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Responsibility: Paul M. Blowers, volume editor.

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In Moral Formation and the Virtuous Life, volume editor Paul M. Blowers has translated and gathered several key texts from early Christian sources to explore the broad themes of moral conscience and  Read more...

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