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Sex and Virtue An Introduction to Sexual Ethics

ISBN-10: 0813213460

ISBN-13: 9780813213460

Edition: 2004

Authors: John S. Grabowski

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press
Publication date: 8/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Clashing Symbols: Sex, Conscience, and Authority
The Experience of Alienation
Sex: The American Ethos
Humanae vitae: Flashpoint of Controversy
The Legal Powder Keg
A Twofold Alienation
Covenant and Sacrament
Biblical Interpretation
The Nature of Covenant
Sex as Covenantal: Genesis 2
Covenantal Sexuality Fallen and Redeemed
Intercourse as Anamnesis: Theological Developments
Kingdom, Discipleship, Character
Conversion and Discipleship
Kingdom, Covenant, Beatitude
The Character of a Disciple
Sex and Character
Toward a Spirituality of Christian Sexuality
Sex and Chastity
Chastity and Early Christianity
Chastity in Aquinas
The Eclipse of Chastity in Moral Teaching
Chastity and Personalism
Psychological Perspectives
Chastity and Culture
Male and Female: Equality, Difference, Dignity
Genesis Revisited
Other Biblical Teaching
Contemporary Reflections
Ethical Import
Conclusion
Covenant Fidelity, Fertility, and the Gift of Self
Fertility and the Gift of Self
Some Implications
Further Questions
A Test Case for Growth in Marital Chastity: The Practice of Periodic Continence
Teaching Sex: Education, Sexuality, Character
Vision and Values
Practices Make Perfect
Moral Norms: Only the Beginning
An Authentic Gradualism
The Role of Community
Friendship
Toward a Culture of Life
Conclusion
Works Cited
Index