Sexual Ethics

Certain Questions Concerning Sexual Ethics Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

The Person Who Commits Impurity Sins Against His Own Body Gregory of Nyssa

Sex, Ethics, and One Billion Adolescents By Professor Daniel C. Maguire, Theology Department, Marquette University

Religious Declaration on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing A consensus statement created by theologians and ethicists from a broad range of religious traditions and currently endorsed by over two thousand religious leaders across the United States, including denominational leaders, seminary presidents, deans, and faculty members, and clergy from more than twenty-five religious traditions

And Adam Knew Eve: A Dictionary of Sex in the Bible By Ronald L. Ecker. Includes articles on topics such as adultery, fornication, and incest

A Hermeneutics of Sexual Identity: A challenge to Conservative Religious Discourse By Samuel Hill in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2009

Engendered Representations: Exploring Sexuality through Symbols and Myths By Rory du Plessis and Marinda Maree in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2009

Post HumanaeVitae: Germaine Greer and Pope Paul VI in conversation By Sophie McGrath RSM in Australian EJournal of Theology, March 2009

Sexuality and Partnership: Aspects of Theological Ethics in the Field of Marriage, Unmarried and Homosexual Couples By Ulrich H.J. Körtner, University of Vienna, in HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, 2008

Consistency and Christian Ethics By William Schweiker in Anglican Theological Review, Summer 2008

Truly Human Sexual Acts: A Response to Patrick Lee and Robert George By Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler in Theological Studies, September 2008

Can We Talk? Theological Ethics and Sexuality By James F. Keenan, S.J. in Theological Studies, March 2007

Flirty Fishing in the Children of God: The Sexual Body as a Site of Proselytization and Salvation By Susan Raine in the Marburg Journal of Religion: Volume, May 2007

The Biology of Human Sexuality: Evolution, Ecology and Physiology By PW Bateman, NC Bennett in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2006

Love and the Sexual Sphere: A Study of the Relationship between Love and Sexuality in Karol Wojtyla's Love and Responsibility By Jordan Matthew Olver. A Master of Arts Thesis in the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan, August 2006

Christianity and Sexuality By Shirley McGuire in Urbi et Orbi, Fall 2006

Sexuality and Shifting Paradigms: Setting the Scene By Yolanda Dreyer, University of Pretoria, in HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies, 2005

Drifting Toward Irrelevance? The Laity, Sexual Ethics, and the Future of the Church By Leslie Woodcock Tentler, 2005

Human Dignity and Sexual Behaviour – A Theological Perspective By N Vorster in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2005

Christian Sexual Ethics in a Time of HIV/AIDS – A Challenge for Public Theology By Michael Haspel in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2004

Cohabitation: Past and Present Reality: A Response to Lisa Sowle Cahill By Michael G. Lawler in Theological Studies, September 2004

Heroic Heretical Heterosexuality By Jeffrey J. Kripal in Cross Currents, Fall 2004

Sex and the Sacred By Daniel C. Maguire in Cross Currents, Fall 2004

The Broken Wings of Eros: Christian Ethics and the Denial of Desire By Peter Black in Theological Studies, March 2003

A Social-Constructionist, Narrative Understanding of the Church's Morality on Sex By J C Müller and H E Pienaar in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2003

Is Contraception Really Intrinsically Evil? By John Flanagan in Theology@McAuley, 2002

Jacques Maritain And Charles Journet On Human Sexuality By Bernard Doering in Theological Studies, September 2001

What Makes for Good Sex? A Farewell to Easy Answers By Mary E. Hunt in The Witness, April 2000

A Sexual Ethic – Built upon the Foundation of Celibacy By Diana L. Hayes in The Witness, April 2000

Sex: God's Blessing or Humanity's Curse? By W. Jay Wood on What Would Augustine Say?

Marriage and Sexual Fidelity in the Papyri, Plutarch and Paul By G.W. Peterman, Palm Beach Atlantic College, in Tyndale Bulletin, 1999

Blessed Are They Who Mourn: Roman Catholic Sex/Gender Ideology after Vatican II By Marian Ronan, American Baptist Seminary of the West

Statement on Assisted Human Reproductive Technologies 1998 statement by the bishops of New Zealand

Helping Childless Couples Conceive One in six U.S. couples is infertile. In an era when technology offers such couples more and more options, a Catholic moral theologian, Richard C. Sparks, C.S.P., explains in a 1997 St. Anthony Messenger article the Church's teaching concerning the different procedures

A Case for Sexual Fidelity By Patricia Beattie Jung in Word & World, 1994

Sexual Ethics By Bernard Hoose in The Way, 1993

The Human Person and Sexuality By Joseph Tetlow in The Way, 1991

A Letter to the Pope By Bernhard Häring, from the Tablet, 30 June 1990

Biblical Perspectives on Sexuality By Diane Jacobson in Word & World, 1990

Catholics and Family Planning Pastoral letter by the New Zealand Catholic bishops, 1989

Catholic Sexual Ethics and the Dignity of the Person: A Double Message By Lisa Sowle Cahill in Theological Studies, March 1989

Catholic Social and Sexual Teaching: a Methodological Comparison By Charles E. Curran in Theology Today, January 1988

Doing Sexual Ethics in a Post-Permissive Society By Denise Lardner Carmody in The Way, 1988

Roman Catholic Sexual Ethics: A Dissenting View By Charles E. Curran in Christian Century, December 16, 1987

Love is for Life 1986 pastoral letter by the Irish bishops. See especially part II on such topics as premarital sex, pronography, and contraception

Sexual Ethics, Marriage, and Divorce By Lisa Sowle Cahill in Theological Studies, March 1986

Artificial Birth Control: An Impasse Revisited By Norbert J. Rigali in Theological Studies, December 1986

Sexuality and the Creativity of God By Anne Smith in The Way, 1983

Premarital Sex: The Theological Argument from Peter Lombard to Durand By John F. Dedek in Theological Studies, December 1980

Does the New Testament Condemn Sexual Intercourse outside Marriage? By John J. O'Rourke in Theological Studies, September 1976

Family, Sex, and Marriage in a Contraceptive Culture By John L. Thomas in Theological Studies, March 1974

Conjugal Sexual Love and Contemporary Moral Theology By John Giles Milhaven in Theological Studies, December 1974

A Note on Sexuality and Sensuality By James Walsh in The Way, 1972

Sex in Christian Morality II By Richard R. Roach in The Way, 1971

Sex in Christian Morality I By Richard R. Roach in The Way, 1971

Tension, Morality, and Birth Control By Peter Chirico in Theological Studies, June 1967

The Contraceptive Issue: Moral and Pastoral Reflections By John J. Lynch in Theological Studies, June 1966

Contraception and the Natural Law: A Recent Study By John Giles Milhaven in Theological Studies, September 1965

Contraception, the Pill, and Responsible Parenthood By Felix F. Cardegna in Theological Studies, December 1964

Periodic Continence By John C. Ford and Gerald Kelly in Theological Studies, December 1962

Contraception and Conjugal Love By Paul Quay in Theological Studies, March 1961

Marital Rights of the Sinfully Sterilized By John J. Clifford in Theological Studies, June 1944

The Ethics of Conjugal Intimacy according to St. Albert the Great By John J. Clifford in Theological Studies, March 1942

A Fundamental Notion in the Problem of Sex Morality By Gerald Kelly, SJ in Theological Studies, June 1940

Romance in the Church By B.Z. Goldberg, in his book, The Sacred Fire, 1930

Adultery By John Melody in The Catholic Encyclopedia, 1907

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