Historical-methodological introduction to moral theology. The human person and the nature of moral action. Faith and morality: Christological foundation; specificity and newness of Christian ethics. Sources of moral inspiration: Scripture, Tradition, Natural Law, Sciences, and Experience. Conscience, Freedom, Responsibility, Virtue, Sin. The role of cultures in ethical evaluation. The role of the Magisterium of the Church in moral guidance. Moral discernment and pastoral guidance.
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