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Overview In Sexuality and the U.S. Catholic Church, Lisa Sowle Cahill, John Garvey, and T. Frank Kennedy, S.J. bring together leading Catholic theologians to discuss sexuality in the context of Church tradition, identifying modern-day challenges and pointing to resources for the future.
Publishers Description No issue in the contemporary Church evokes more controversy than sexuality. In the wake of the clerical abuse scandals, the Catholic Church has come under intense scrutiny, criticized for being either too repressive or too lenient in its approach to human sexuality. In "Sexuality and the U.S. Catholic Church," Lisa Sowle Cahill, John Garvey, and T. Frank Kennedy, S.J. introduce the work of leading Catholic theologians, writers, and scholars to help ground the conversation in the tradition, identify modern-day challenges, and point to resources for the future. Topics include homosexuality and marriage; theology of the body: possibilities and limitations; views of celibacy past and present; rebuilding community; childbearing; sexual discipleship; and future challenges.
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Studio: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.22" Width: 6.26" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2006
Publisher The Crossroad Publishing Company
Series Church In The 21st Century
Series Number 2
ISBN 082452408X ISBN13 9780824524081
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More About Lisa Sowle Cahill, John Garvey & T. Frank Kennedy
Lisa Sowle Cahill is J. Donald Monan, SJ, Professor of Theology at Boston College. Her most recent publications include Sex, Gender and Christian Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 1996), Bioethics and the Common Good (2004) and Theological Bioethics: Participation, Justice and Change (2005). She is currently a member of the Catholic Common Ground Initiative, the Advisory Board of the Public Religion Research Institute, the Board of Directors of the international journal Concilium and the Catholic Peacebuilding Network.
Lisa Sowle Cahill has an academic affiliation as follows - Boston College, Massachusetts Boston College Boston College, Massachus.
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Will encourage debate and reflection. Feb 4, 2007
Sexuality is a major issue in the Catholic Church, which is criticized for any stand on the topic: here's a compendium of leading Catholic theologians, writers and scholars which helps identify major issues in sexuality today which are receiving Church commentary and insights. Collections strong in Catholic literature and issues will find much food for discussion in Sexuality and the U.S. Catholic Church: Crisis and Renewal, which will encourage debate and reflection.