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Body in Context: Sex and Catholicism : Sex and Catholicism - Gareth Moore

Body in Context: Sex and Catholicism

Sex and Catholicism

Paperback Published: 1st December 2004
ISBN: 9780826485687
Number Of Pages: 256

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In this highly readable book Gareth moore examines some of the principle arguments and styles of argument advanced by Christians, particularly the Roman Catholic Church, in support of Christian standards in sexual ethics. Catholic teaching has sought to present those standards and values as ones which anyone can embrace; ones which they should be able to see as right if only they think about them in the right way. Arguments have been drawn from Scripture and also from philosophy and experience, the latter being particularly important at a time when the Church can no longer 'lay down the law', but has to be able to persuade. But are these arguments valid, or are they flawed? Moore's study covers such wide-ranging topics as sexual pleasure, the purpose of sex, sexual gestures, marriage, contraception and homosexuality; and in these areas, and the more specific sexual issues he covers, he often finds the Church's case to be defective.

ISBN: 9780826485687
ISBN-10: 0826485685
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st December 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.8  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1

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