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Communion and True Self-Love

Stephen Post
The Journal of Religious Ethics
Vol. 16, No. 2 (Fall, 1988), pp. 345-362
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40015099
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Communion and True Self-Love
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Abstract

The author examines various strains in the wider historical tradition of Christian ethical thought that have obscured the moral excellence of mutual love. This examination presupposes that the communion between God, self, and other(s) is the highest ideal of Christian love. Moreover, several conclusions are offered that relate this examination to the writings of Gene Outka and other contemporary ethicists concerned with the meaning of love.

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