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Title: Etica cristiana e mondo
Authors: Cantillo, Giuseppe
Keywords: religionchristian ethicsworldErnst Troeltsch
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Giuseppe Cantillo, "Etica cristiana e mondo", in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, XIV (2012) 2, pp. 103-117
Series/Report no.: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics
XIV (2012) 2
Abstract: In Ernst Troeltsch’s view, Christian ethics, more than any other religious ethics, achieves a synthesis between religious group and moral ideas. The main difficulty of this synthesis is attempting to harmonize the relationship between unworldly goods and values and worldly goods and values. The history of Christian ethics, especially in its dimension of social ethics, it may, therefore, as the history of forms in which it is represented the “including opposition” of the religious purpose with the worldly purposes. In this essay, we’re trying to retrace, even if in broad terms, this history whose reconstruction Troeltsch constantly devotes his attention as the necessary way to determine the content and tasks of Christian social ethics appropriate to the needs of complex modern society.
ISSN: 1825-5167
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