Acting on Principles: A Thomistic Perspective in Making by Janko Zagar OP,Augustine Thompson

By Janko Zagar OP,Augustine Thompson

Acting on Principles, the fabricated from over thirty years of educating, provides a complete assessment of the ethical Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas, putting it in discussion with modern moral conception and advancements in Catholic theology because the moment Vatican Council. appropriate for college kids of ethics and ethical theology, and normal readers looking Christian information within the formation of moral sense and ethical choice making, it offers the classical Catholic moral culture in a transparent and full of life style.

"Fr. Zagar deals us a learn that's instantaneously scholarly and obtainable to a large readership. devoted to the concept and approach to St. Thomas, Acting on Principles is a fabulous source for academics, scholars of ethical theology, pastors, catechists, and for all who search to appreciate extra absolutely the foundation for ethical judgment. i'm thrilled to suggest to you this crucial work!"
--Michael Sweeney, O.P.
President
Dominican institution of Philosophy and Theology

"Acting on Principles is, in its essence, a profound appreciation of the ethical theology of St. Thomas Aquinas, its relevance to modern ethics within the gentle of the second one Vatican Council, and the fruits of over thirty years of analysis, instructing, and prayer. Father Zagar's life of instructing renders his writing lucid and available. This ebook will lengthy function a useful source for seminarians, catechetical courses, and self sustaining study."
--Fr. Emmerich Vogt, O.P.
Prior Provincial
Western Dominican Province

"As the 50th anniversary of the second one Vatican Council techniques, cutting-edge wish is to discover how one can mixture, in artistic constancy, the moments of continuity and discontinuity that have been counseled via the Council. Janko Zagar's Acting on Principles, which started to take form within the first a long time following the Council, exemplifies the continuing quest for a synthesis actual either to the Thomistic legacy and to a Conciliar feel of personalism."
--Richard Schenk O.P.
Regent of reviews, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
Western Dominican Province

Fr. Janko Zagar, O.P., a Catholic priest of the Dominican Order, is Emeritus Professor of ethical Theology and previous educational Dean of the Dominican tuition of Philosophy and Theology on the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. he's writer of Bentham et l. a. France, in addition to quite a few articles on ethical theology and the concept of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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