Principles of Christian Morality
  • Release Date : 01 January 1986
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 104 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780898700862
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Download or read book entitled Principles of Christian Morality by author: Pope Benedict XVI which was release on 01 January 1986 and published by Ignatius Press with total page 104 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. A collection of essays by three giants of twentieth-cenutry theology: Joseph Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI), Hans Urs von Balthasar, and Heinz Schurmann. Balthasar's and Schurmann's essays were written for the International Theological Commission. Schurmann examines how the New Testament's teaching provides enduring moral norms for Christian conduct. Balthasar presents nine basic principles of the Christian moral life. Ratzinger, who originally wrote this essay as a series of articles forÊL'Osservatore Romano, addresses the relationship between faith and morality, and the place of the Church's teaching authority with regard to moral issues.