Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 15 feb 2008 - 336 pagine
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Winner of the 2008 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

This long-awaited book by one of American Christianity's foremost ethicists proposes a framework for sexual ethics whereby justice is the criterion for all loving, including love that is related to sexual activity and relationships. It begins with historical and cross-cultural explorations, then addresses the large questions of embodiment, gender, and sexuality, and finally delineates the justice framework for sexual ethics.

Though Just Love's particular focus is Christian sexual ethics, Farley's framework is broad enough to have relevance for multiple traditions. Also covered are specific issues in sexual ethics, including same-sex relationships, marriage and family, divorce and second marriage.

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We love to see Love being empowered. Missing among the casino-building elite of America, it is time to remind the Church that the heart of Christian Ethics are the Decalogue and the command to love ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

As the subtitle says, this is a framework. Don't expect any earth shattering new moral laws. However, the framework, as discussed on three current issues, is able to give us some sort of direction in ... Leggi recensione completa

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Margaret A. Farley holds the Gilbert L. Stark Chair in Christian Ethics and Professor Emerita at Yale University Divinity School. She was awarded the 2007 St Elizabeth Setan Medal and 2008 Grawemeyer award. She is also a past president of the Society of Christian Ethics and the Catholic Theological Society of America.

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