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The Conjugal Act as Personal Act: A Study of the Catholic Concept of the Conjugal Act in the Light of Christian Anthropology

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In contrast to the popular view of human sexuality, the Catholic Church promotes an understanding that not only includes unique considerations on the ethical level but also appreciates the most profound aspects of sexuality. In this insightful study, Donald Asci shows how the Catholic concept of sexuality and sexual intercourse articulates the ethical norms by which these ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Ignatius Press
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Daniel
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Basically a summary--not a critical interaction by any means--of the major magisterial teaching on the conjugal act from Casti Connubii (1930 - Pius Xi's response to the Anglican approval of contracepted sex) to Pope John Paul II's teaching on the theology of the body. There is a detailed analysis of the controversial doctrine in Humanae Vitae 12 concerning the doctrine of the indissoluable connection (IC) between the unitive and procreative ends of the act.

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