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By Andrew Dean Swafford

ISBN-10: 149820354X

ISBN-13: 9781498203548

have you struggled to provide an explanation for the fundamentals of a Christian worldview, rather because it matters God's lifestyles and his relation to the ordinary order, morality, even sexual ethics? using the idea of the overdue Pope John Paul II and the traditional Greek thinker Aristotle, Dr. Andrew Swafford has performed simply this.

This booklet explains the philosophical underpinnings of a Christian worldview--in a manner that's obtainable to the overall reader--discussing God's life, religion and cause, a travel via virtue-ethics resulting in actual happiness (and discussing the seven lethal sins alongside the way), in addition to John Paul II's educating at the "language" of the physique and the which means of the human vocation to make a present of one's self. The reader will come away with a deep knowing of the philosophical foundations for the Christian existence.

"With the ebook of Nature and beauty: a brand new method of Thomistic Ressourcement, Andrew Dean Swafford was once brought as an attractive and insightful philosopher of the hot Thomistic renewal. In his eminently obtainable John Paul II to Aristotle and again Again, Swafford indicates us how the designs of nature healthy into God's layout for the chuffed lifestyles. simply because human individuals, real advantage, and precise freedom subject, this booklet matters."
--Cajetan Cuddy OP, Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph's Church in Greenwich Village

"Here is winsome knowledge and unusual common sense approximately strong and evil and the which means of existence. All highschool seniors and faculty learners may still learn it. it's a little examine the 'big photo' of the great lifestyles, either traditional and supernatural, and the ideal 'fit' among those dimensions. placing Aristotle and St. John Paul II jointly is a wedding made in heaven."
--Peter Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy, Boston College

"In this paintings, Swafford rightly exhorts us Catholics to 'spend extra time explaining our paradigm than just conducting arguments aimed toward persuasion.' Open this ebook and step into that Catholic worldview--a paradigm that sheds mild on God, advantage, friendship, and sexuality, and leads us at the precise route to human happiness."
--Edward Sri, Professor of Theology, Augustine Institute

Andrew Swafford holds a doctorate in Sacred Theology from the collage of St. Mary of the Lake and an MA in outdated testomony and Semitic Languages from Trinity Evangelical Divinity college. he's the writer of Nature and style: a brand new method of Thomistic Ressourcement and contributing writer to Divinization (forthcoming). at present, he's an assistant professor of Theology at Benedictine collage in Atchison, KS the place he is living along with his spouse and 4 children.

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