Dialogue About Catholic Sexual Teaching

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Paulist Press, 1993 - Religion - 601 pages
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An anthology of key sources related to the Catholic Church's official teaching about sexuality in the post-Vatican II era, along with commentaries from different perspectives on this teaching.

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This excellent selected but comprehensive anthology surveys the broad range of responsible Roman Catholic opinion and official teaching over the last half-century on issues from responsible parenthood ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
1
A Theory of Sexual Ethics for Concerned Christians
22
Sex Sacred or Profane?
47
Casti Connubii nn 5356 Humanae Vitae nn 1418
66
cal Constancy or Radical Development?
93
The Meaning of Marriage and the Principle
111
Not Contralife
126
Statement by Catholic Theologians Washington D C
135
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Letter to
297
Arguments from Revelation and Reason in Favor of
309
Epilogue
326
MASTURBATION
349
Masturbation
361
Practical Moral Principles
392
A Current Appraisal
405
Heterosexual Expression Marriage and Morality
418

The Inseparability of the UnitiveProcreative Functions
153
Pius XII Remarks to the Congress of Hematologists
171
Sterilization
201
The Sisters of Mercy of the Union and Sterilization
210
Good Medicine? Good Morality?
217
Pius XII Address to the 4th International Convention
223
Artificial Insemination
236
Human Fertility Control
251
What the Churches Are Saying About IVF
267
Marriage Under Threat
444
American Catholic Sexual Ethics 17891989
453
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Human
485
The Liberating Truth of Catholic Teaching on Sexual
513
Current Teaching on Sexual Ethics
525
A Method
536
Commentary on the Declaration on Certain Questions
559
List of Contributors
600
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About the author (1993)

Charles E. Curran, a Roman Catholic priest of the Diocese of Rochester, New York, is Elizabeth Scurlock University Professor of Human Values at Southern Methodist University. He was the first recipient of the John Courtney Murray Award for Theology and has served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America, the Society of Christian Ethics, and the American Theological Society. In 2003, Curran received the Presidential Award of the College Theology Society for a lifetime of scholarly achievements in moral theology, and in 2005, Call to Action presented him with its leadership award. He is the author of Loyal Dissent: Memoir of a Catholic Theologian, The Moral Theology of Pope John Paul II, and Catholic Social Teaching, 1891-Present, all published by Georgetown University Press.

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