1st Edition

Embracing Sexuality
Authority and Experience in the Catholic Church

ISBN 9781138704732
Published November 24, 2017 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2001. This text examines sexuality and interpersonal relationships in relation to the Catholic Church. Topics discussed include spirituality; sexuality; bodiliness and sacramentality; the female experience of sexuality; authority; and the development of Catholic tradition and sexual morality.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Contributors -- PART I: UNDERSTANDING SEXUALITY -- 1 Sexuality and Interpersonal Relationships /Jack Dominian -- 2 Spirituality and Sexuality /Philip She /drake -- 3 Bodiliness and Sacramentality /Maaike de Haardt -- PART II: EXPERIENCING SEXUALITY -- 4 The Female Experience of Sexuality /Mary Grey -- 5 A Young Person's Perspective on Authority and Sexuality /Anna Roper -- 6 Authority, Sexuality and Friendship /Elizabeth Stuart -- PART III: EVALUATING SEXUALITY -- 7 The Catholic Church and Sexuality: The Tensions of Love, Freedom and Law /James O'Connell -- 8 Authority and Sexuality in the Protestant Tradition /Adrian Thatcher -- 9 The Development of Catholic Tradition and Sexual Morality /Joseph Selling -- PART IV: EMBRACING SEXUALITY -- 10 Sexuality: Personal, Communal, Responsible /Lisa Sowle Cahill -- 11 Dialogue and Institution /Marcella Sires -- 12 Marriage and Sexuality in the Catholic Church /Mary Grey and Joseph Selling.

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Joseph Selling is Professor of Moral Theology at the Katholieke UniversiteitLeuven, Belgium. An American citizen, he has been living in Belgium since1972. His interests and principal areas of publication are in fundamentalChristian ethics and sexual and conjugal morality.