These essays by moral theologians were presented at the gathering in Padua, Italy of 420 moral theologians from 63 countries. They demonstrate the creativity, dynamism, and diversity of the Catholic moral tradition as it proceeds from local cultures, opens itself to cross-cultural conversations, and progresses in a spirit of mercy and care.
They address the following issues:- Globalization, Justice and the Environment- Gender- War and Peace- HIV/AIDS- Bioethics and Social Justice- Sexuality and Marriage- Challenges to Method in Moral Theology
Linda Hogan is a professor of ecumenics, a lecturer in international peace studies, and Head of School at the Irish School of Ecumenics at Trinity College, Dublin. She is the author of many articles, edited collections, and Confronting the Truth: Conscience in the Catholic Tradition.