Leaving and Coming Home

ISBN-10: 1608990915

ISBN-13: 9781608990917

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Authors: David Cloutier

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SINCE 2002, THE SYMPOSIUM NEW WINE, NEW WINESKINS HAS OFFERED AN OPPORTUNITY for young Catholic moral theologians to engage in shared work and conversation. Here, The fruits of these labors are gathered into one collection, which represents the wide scope of the future of Catholic sexual ethics. This volume offers the ?rst collection of a new generation's approaches to Catholic sexual ethics. The collection displays young scholars with diverse views, yet whose work moves beyond the impasses that have beset the ?eld. The volume offers original and engaging essays on a variety of topics, from the hook-up culture and dating violence, To cohabitation and homosexuality, To contraception and natural family planning, To the promises and pitfalls of "the theology of the body." the authors display a fresh engagement with these issues in conversation with the Christian tradition and with contemporary culture. David Cloutier provides an introduction that locates this work within the past decades of Catholic scholarship, and articulates new categories for future work. The essays also offer practical insights and models that will interest pastors and lay ministers, As well as scholars. Contributors include: Fr. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P., Ph.D., S.T.L., Is an assistant professor of biology and an instructor of theology at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. In theology, Fr. Austriaco teaches courses and has research interests in bioethics, sexual ethics, and fundamental moral theology. Jana Marguerite Bennett is assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Dayton, where she teaches courses in sexual ethics and Catholic moral theology. She has written more about singleness And The relationship between singleness and marriage in her bookWater is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness(Oxford UP, 2008). Florence Caffrey Bourg is the author ofWhere Two or Three Are Gathered: Christian Families as Domestic Churches(University of Notre Dame Press), As well as many articles and reviews on theology of marriage and family. Dr. Bourg taught at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati before returning home to New Orleans. She now teaches at the Academy of the Sacred Heart, and has been a visiting professor at Loyola University and Springhill College. David Cloutier is assistant professor of theology at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD. He is the author ofLove, Reason, and God's Story: An Introduction to Catholic Sexual Ethics(Anselm Academic/Saint Mary's Press, 2008), As well as a number of essays on Catholic sexual ethics and fundamental moral theology. Jason King is currently chair of the theology department at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. His works includeSave the Date: A Spirituality of Dating, Love, Dinner And The Divine(Crossroad, 2003),Dating: A Practical Catholic Guide(Knights of Columbus Supreme Council Veritas Series, 2007), and ?Ecumenical Marriage as Leaven for Christian Unity? in theJournal of Ecumenical Studies. He has recently done work For The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops websiteFor Your Marriage. He is married and has three children. William C. Mattison III is assistant professor of theology at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. His primary area of research is Thomistic moral theology and virtue ethics. He recently completed an introductory book entitledIntroducing Moral Theology: True Happiness And The Virtues(Brazos, 2008). David Matzko McCarthy is the Father Forker Professor of Catholic Social Teaching at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD. He is the author ofSex and Love in the Home: A Theology of the Household(SCM Press, 2001, 2004 revised ed.), andThe Good Life: Genuine Christianity For The Middle Class(Wipf & Stock, 2009). Maria C. Morrow is a doctoral candidate at the University of Dayton whose interests in Catholi
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List price: $33.00
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 6/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction: The Trajectories of Catholic Sexual Ethics
A Theology of Dating for a Culture of Abuse
In Control? The Hookup Culture and the Practice of Relationships
Pornography and Penance
Singular Christianity: Marriage and Singleness as Discipleship
Understanding Sexual Orientation as a Habitus: Reasoning from the Natural Law, Appeals to Human Experience, and the Data of Science
Cohabitation and Marriage
Coming Home
Multi-Dimensional Marriage Vocations and Responsible Parenthood
The Practice of Responsible Parenthood, NFP, and the Covenantal Unity of Spouses
Bodies Poured Out in Christ: Marriage Beyond the Theology of the Body
The Practice of Sex in Christian Marriage
A Theologically Premised Theory of Sexual Difference: Augustine, Barth, and Contemporary Revisionists
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