The Divine Energies and the “End of Human Life”

Rico Vitz
Azusa Pacific University
In this paper, we elucidate an alternative conception of the “end of human life” that Germain Grisez considers but never develops. We then defend this conception against two key objections. We conclude by explaining a few ways that this alternative conception of the “end of human life” is particularly important both theologically and philosophically.
Keywords Catholic Tradition  History of Philosophy  Philosophy and Religion  Orthodox Christianity  Divine Energies
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ISBN(s) 1051-3558
DOI 10.5840/acpq2017525118
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