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Fulfillment in Christ

Fulfillment in Christ

A Summary of Christian Moral Principles

Germain Grisez and Russell Shaw

Fulfillment in Christ presents an original, contemporary treatment of one of the most challenging parts of Catholic theology. Germain Grisez and Russell Shaw offer a radical rethinking of fundamental moral theology in the light of Vatican II and in response to the current turmoil in that field.

ISBN: 978-0-268-00981-6
416 pages
Publication Year: 1991

Germain Grisez is Bishop Harry J. Flynn Professor of Christian Ethics at Mount Saint Mary’s College and Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Russell Shaw is the former Director of Public Information and Publications for the Knights of Columbus. Shaw and Grisez are also co-authors of Beyond the New Morality, published by the University of Notre Dame Press.

Fulfillment in Christ sets for itself a truly ambitious goal: to consider all the principles of Christian moral living in a concise and readable text. The book is plain-stated and patient in dealing with even the most difficult intellectual challenges, and it speaks clearly to the practical needs of Christians.” — Faith and Culture

“This volume provides an excellent introduction to moral theology and . . . is highly recommended.” — America

“In brief, this volume is an exceptionally creative, original, dynamic study of the Christian moral life.” — Fellowship of Catholic Scholars

“. . . a bumper crop in basic goods moral theology. . . .” — Homiletic & Pastoral Review

“. . . the book deals in very clear, readable style with what moral theology is and why it is needed.” — The Baltimore Catholic Review

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Fulfillment in Christ

A Summary of Christian Moral Principles

Germain Grisez and Russell Shaw

 Fulfillment in Christ: A Summary of Christian Moral Principles
Paper Edition

Fulfillment in Christ presents an original, contemporary treatment of one of the most challenging parts of Catholic theology. Germain Grisez and Russell Shaw offer a radical rethinking of fundamental moral theology in the light of Vatican II and in response to the current turmoil in that field.

ISBN: 978-0-268-00981-6

416 pages

Fulfillment in Christ sets for itself a truly ambitious goal: to consider all the principles of Christian moral living in a concise and readable text. The book is plain-stated and patient in dealing with even the most difficult intellectual challenges, and it speaks clearly to the practical needs of Christians.” — Faith and Culture

“This volume provides an excellent introduction to moral theology and . . . is highly recommended.” — America

“In brief, this volume is an exceptionally creative, original, dynamic study of the Christian moral life.” — Fellowship of Catholic Scholars

“. . . a bumper crop in basic goods moral theology. . . .” — Homiletic & Pastoral Review

“. . . the book deals in very clear, readable style with what moral theology is and why it is needed.” — The Baltimore Catholic Review