Morality – The Catholic View

Author: Servais Pinckaers, O.P.

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This text emphasizes a view of  Christian morality which is  rooted in the theology of St. Paul and the morality of the Gospels. It will help readers:

  • Understand that Christian morality is not first of all about obligations but about happiness
  • Realize that the happiness of union with God is our natural destiny made possible by grace
  • See the Sermon on the Mount as being at the center of an approach to morality that brings about human flourishing
  • Comprehend the connection of human freedom, moral decision-making, and happiness
  • Grasp morality as being grounded in human freedom