Narrative and Morality: A Theological Inquiry


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This book analyzes a rich and diverse body of philosophical and theological literature concerning the import of narrative for the understanding of morality. Nelson begins by examining the theses that to understand oneself, a tradition, and history as a whole, they must be understood in the context of a narrative. Recent philosophical writings on the relation of narrative to the moral concepts of social groups and individuals--including Alasdair MacIntyre's proposal for the rehabilitation of an ethic of virtue shaped by ...

Narrative and Morality: A Theological Inquiry 2005, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271026589

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