The sexual person : toward a renewed Catholic anthropology / Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler.
By: Salzman, Todd A.
Contributor(s): Lawler, Michael G.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Moral traditions series: Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2008Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 334 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781435660274; 1435660277; 9781589017269; 1589017269.Subject(s): Sex -- Religious aspects -- Catholic ChurchAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Sexual person.DDC classification: 241/.66088282 LOC classification: BX1795.S48 | S25 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Sexual morality in the Catholic tradition : a brief history -- Natural law and sexual anthropology : Catholic traditionalists -- Natural law and sexual anthropology : Catholic revisionists -- Unitive sexual morality : a revised foundational principle and anthropology -- Marital morality -- Cohabitation and the process of marrying -- Homosexuality -- Artificial reproductive technologies.
Print version record.
Two principles capture the essence of the official Catholic position on the morality of sexuality: first, that any human genital act must occur within the framework of heterosexual marriage; second, each and every marriage act must remain open to the transmission of life. In this comprehensive overview of Catholicism and sexuality, theologians Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler examine and challenge these principles. Remaining firmly within the Catholic tradition, they contend that the church is being inconsistent in its teaching by adopting a dynamic, historically conscious anthropology an.