Distinction between morality and ethics

The Distinction Between “Morality” and “Ethics”

by Jayson M. Brunelle

Moral Theology is a necessary branch of study within Theology, as it helps us to understand the principles we need to live morally upright lives and attain the supreme goal of human existence – the beatific vision, or the vision of God.  We should begin by making a necessary distinction between Natural Theology and Sacred Theology.  The former, Natural Theology, refers to the strictly philosophical study of God, and presupposes nothing regarding the divinely revealed truths of divine revelation.  (more…)