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The church and the homosexual / John J. McNeill.


Kansas City [Kan.] : Sheed Andrews and McMeel, [1976] .
ISBN 0836206835, 9780836206838

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Subjects Church work with gays.
Homosexualität.
Homosexuality in the Bible.
Homosexuality.
Katholische Kirche.
Description xiii, 211 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1976]
©1976
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-211).
Contents I. Moral Theology and Homosexuality -- II. Scripture and Homosexuality -- the use of Scripture -- the need for a definition of homosexuality -- the Sodom and Gomorrah story in Genesis -- problems and translation -- the interpretation of Romans 1:26 -- the Old Testament context -- the creation account in Genesis III. Tradition and Homosexuality -- the appeal to tradition -- the homosexual interpretation of the Sodom story -- the development of legal tradition -- the anomalies of tradition -- IV. Tradition and human nature: -- the influence of Stoicism -- Stoicism and the church fathers -- Aquinas and Stoicism -- homosexual activity and procreation -- human nature and homosexuality -- human freedom and human sexuality -- V. The Human Sciences and Homosexuality -- -- the use of scientific data -- promiscuity and homosexuality -- psychiatry and homosexuality -- the controversy among psychiatrists VI. Toward a Positive Approach of Moral Theology -- -- the teleological perspective -- the positive contribution of the homosexual community -- homosexuality and the relation of the sexes -- homosexuality and violence -- homosexuality and human service -- the role of the lesbian -- the homosexual and the church -- VII. Pastoral Ministry to the Homosexual Community -- the failure of pastoral ministry -- personal ministry to the individual -- the church and the reform of civil law -- the goal of heterosexual adjustment -- the case for and the case against sexual abstinence -- ministry to the homosexual community -- moral norms and the homosexual -- the positive role of the Christian homosexual community -- the accusation of sexism -- VIII. Conclusion: Justice, The Church, and the Homosexual.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2318138
(OCoLC)ocm02318138
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WorldCat Identities McNeill, John J.
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