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Persona Humana: Declaration on Certain Questions Regarding Sexual Ethics
"According to contemporary scientific research, the human person is so profoundly affected by sexuality that it must be considered as one of the factors which give to each individual's life the principal traits that distinguish it. In fact it is from sex that the human person receives the characteristics which, on the biological, psychological & spiritual levels, make ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published December 29th 1975 by Pauline Books & Media
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Dec 10, 2008 Erik Graff rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: students of Catholic teachings about sex and gender
Recommended to Erik by: Marilyn Balaban
While teaching Sex Education to adolescent boys and girls at the Mission of Our Lady of Mercy in Chicago we employed materials from the Unitarian Universalist Association as well as books by noted sexologists. Our director, a former nun married to a former priest, had us read Persona Humana as well--the official position of the Catholic Church at that time regarding sex and sexuality. I presume this was as a sop to the administrations of Mercy Mission and of the Catholic high school which provid ...more
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