The Catholic Ethicist in the Local Church
The latest volume in this prestigious series brings together twenty-five international scholars who reflect on the role of Catholic ethicists in the context of their particular, local churches, and in light of the ecclesiological shifts following Vatican II.
The first half of this work examines the connections between ecclesiology and moral theology. The second half is more practical, treating different themes surrounding concrete life in the local communities: the figure and the role of theological ethicists, their relationship with the community and the local authorities, their academic and ecclesial configuration, and more. Contributors also consider the emergence of local conflicts, as well as strategies for their solutions.