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The Betrayal of Charity

The Betrayal of Charity

The Sins That Sabotage Divine Love

by Matthew Levering

"Levering is by now at the forefront of the younger generation of Catholic theologians. The Betrayal of Charity provides a profound treatment of particular patterns of sin togehter with a a proper placement of those patterns within the grammar of love. A lovely and intellectually stimulating book."

—Paul J. Griffiths, Warren Chair of Catholic Theology, Duke Divinity School

Book Club Roundtable

Moral Life as Reception of Gift

Moral Life as Reception of Gift

By Brett Salkeld

It was spiritually helpful for me, aspiring married theologian that I am, to read his chapter on envy.

Charity Amidst the Ruins of Norway

Charity Amidst the Ruins of Norway

By David Cloutier

Levering helps us see that Christian love is not simply sentimental feeling—it involves crucial commitment of faith.

Charity, Envy, and Modern Entitlement

Charity, Envy, and Modern Entitlement

By Marcel LeJeune

Levering is a deep thinker, an accomplished scholar, and has given us a book which will challenge each of us to re-examine how we have betrayed charity in our own lives.

Betraying Charity or Truth?

Betraying Charity or Truth?

By Elizabeth Scalia

Matthew Levering is taking on several deconstructive theories offered by other young, rising theologians.

A Fresh Look At Charity

A Fresh Look At Charity

By Angelica Nohemi Quinonez

I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in moral theology or looking to read a book that will challenge their own conceptions of Charity.

The Taming of Envy Begins with God

The Taming of Envy Begins with God

By Matt Emerson

In my dual capacities as a lawyer and a Catholic high school teacher, I’ve been especially edified by Levering’s chapter on envy.

Are War and Schism always Sins Against Charity?

Are War and Schism always Sins Against Charity?

By Brant Pitre

For my money, the most fascinating sections were on ecclesial schism and just war. Challenging and engaging they made me think about charity and the sins against it in new ways.

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