Virtue Ethics: Natural and Christian

Michael G. Lawler, Todd A. Salzman

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The article seeks to give an account of Christian virtue ethics. To this end, it first examines virtue and natural virtue ethics deriving from the Aristotelian tradition and its contemporary incarnation. It then considers Christian virtue ethics deriving from the following of Jesus the Christ, and compares and contrasts this virtue ethics with natural virtue ethics. It concludes by offering an account of virtues necessary to human flourishing in the contemporary world.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)442-473
Number of pages32
JournalTheological Studies
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Religious studies


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