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Further Reading: Sexuality in the Catholic Tradition

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1. Texts by and about the Magisterium (teaching office) of the Catholic Church

Catholic Church. Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei (Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith). Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons. Washington, D.C.: Office of Publishing Services, United States Catholic Conference, 1986. ISBN 1555861482

Catholic Church. National Conference of Catholic Bishops. Bishops' Committee on Marriage and Family. Always Our Children: A Pastoral Message to Parents of Homosexual Children and Suggestions for Pastoral Ministers. Washington, DC: National Conference of Catholic Bishops; United States Catholic Conference, 1997. ISBN 1574551310

Durkin, Mary G. Feast of Love: Pope John Paul II on Human Intimacy. Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1983.

De Haro, Ramon G. Marriage and the Family in the Documents of the Magisterium: A Course in the Theology of Marriage. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1993.

Gramick, Jeannine and Pat Furey, eds. The Vatican and Homosexuality: Reactions to the "Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons." New York: Crossroad, 1988. ISBN 0824508645

Human Sexuality and Personhood. (Proceedings of the Workshop for the Hierarchies of the U.S. and Canada). St. Louis: Pope John XXIII Center, 1981.

John Paul II, Pope. Familiaris Consortio. (Apostolic Exhortation on the Role of the Christian Family in the Modern World.) Boston: Daughters of St. Paul, 1981.

-----. Original Unity of Man and Woman. Boston: Daughters of St. Paul, 1981.

-----. Reflections on Humanae Vitae: Conjugal Morality and Spirituality. Boston: St. Paul Editions, 1984.

-----. Veritatis Splendor. Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1993.

-----. (Wojtyla, Karol). Fruitful and Responsible Love. (Address at the International Congress on Fruitful and Responsible Love: Ten Years after Humanae Vitae, June 1978.) New York: The Seabury Press, 1979.

-----. (Wojtyla, Karol). Love and Responsibility. Translated by H.T. Willetts. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1981.

Papal Teachings. The Human Body: Selected and arranged by the Monks of Solesmes. Boston: Daughters of St. Paul, 1960.

Paul VI, Pope. Humanae Vitae ("On Human Life"). Boston: Daughters of St. Paul, 1968.

-----. “Pope Paul VI To the Teams of Our Lady, Rome, May 4, 1970.” Why Humanae Vitae Was Right: A Reader. Edited by Janet E. Smith. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1993, pp. 87-103.

Pius XI, Pope. Casti Connubii. Boston: Daughters of Saint Paul, 1930.

Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education. Educational Guidance in Human Love: Outlines for Sex Education. Rome, 1983.

United States Catholic Conference, Human Sexuality: A Catholic Perspective for Education and Lifelong Learning. Washington: USCC, 1990.

Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, “Criticism of ‘Human Sexuality’ Book.” Origins, 9, 11 (August 30, 1979), pp. 167-169.

2. Scripture, Theology, and Spirituality

Alison, James. Faith beyond Resentment: Fragments Catholic and Gay. New York: Crossroad, 2001. ISBN: 0824519221

Boyarin, Daniel. Carnal Israel: Reading Sex in Talmudic Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Cahill, Lisa. “Catholic Sexual Ethics and the Dignity of the Person: A Double Message.” Theological Studies 50 (March 1989), pp. 120-150.

-----. Sex, Gender, and Christian Ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

-----. “Sexual Ethics, Marriage, and Divorce.” Theological Studies 47 (March 1986), pp. 102-117.

Collins, Raymond F. Sexual Ethics and the New Testament: Behavior and Belief. New York: Crossroad, 2000. ISBN: 0824518012

Curran, Charles E., Farley, Margaret A, and McCormick, Richard A., eds., Feminist Ethics and the Catholic Moral Tradition. Edited by New York: Paulist Press, 1996. ISBN 0809136694

Curran, Charles E., and Richard A. McCormick, eds. Dialogue about Catholic Sexual Teaching. Edited by New York: Paulist Press, c1993. ISBN 0809134144 (pbk)

Countryman, L. William. Dirt Greed and Sex: Sexual Ethics in the New Testament and Their Implications for Today. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1988.

Deming, Will. Paul on Marriage and Celibacy: The Hellenistic Background of 1 Corinthians 7. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Dwyer, John C. Human Sexuality: A Christian View. Kansas City: Sheed and Ward, 1987.

Earnshaw, John D. “Reconsidering Paul’s Marriage Analogy in Romans 7:1-4.” New Testament Studies 40 (January 1994), pp. 68-88.

Elliot, Peter J. What God Has Joined: The Sacramentality of Marriage. New York: Alba House, 1990.

Evdokimov, Paul. The Sacrament of Love. Translated by Anthony P. Gythiel and Victoria Steadman. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1985.

Fuchs, Eric. Sexual Desire and Love. Translated by Marsha Daigle. New York: The Seabury Press, 1983.

Gaillardetz, Richard R. A Daring Promise: A Spirituality of Christian Marriage. New York: Crossroad, 2002. ISBN: 0824519353

Gardella, Peter. Innocent Ecstasy: How Christianity Gave America an Ethic of Sexual Pleasure. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Genovesi, Vincent J., S.J. In Pursuit of Love: Catholic Morality and Human Sexuality. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1987.

Gilson, Anne Bathurst. Eros Breaking Free: Interpreting Sexual Theo-Ethics. Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press, 1995.

Guindon, André. The Sexual Language: An Essay in Moral Theology. The University of Ottawa Press, 1977.

-----. The Sexual Creators: An Ethical Proposal for Concerned Christians. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1986.

Hanigan, James P. What Are They Saying About Sexual Morality? New York/Ramsey: Paulist Press, 1982.

Jordan, Mark D. The Ethics of Sex. Oxford, England and Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2002.

Jung, Patricia Beattie, and Ralph F. Smith, Heterosexism: An Ethical Challenge. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993.

Kasper, Walter. Theology of Christian Marriage. New York: The Seabury Press, 1980.

Keenan, James F. “Christian Pespectives on the Human Body.” Theological Studies 55 (June 1994), pp. 330-46.

Kippley, John F. Sex and the Marriage Covenant: A Basis for Morality. Cincinnati: Couple to Couple League International, 1991.

Lawler, Michael G.. Marriage and the Catholic Church: Disputed Questions. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2002. ISBN: 081465116X

-----. Marriage and Sacrament. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1993.

-----. Secular Marriage, Christian Sacrament. Mystic, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 1990.

Lawler, Ronald David; Boyle, Joseph M.; and May, William E. Catholic Sexual Ethics: A Summary, Explanation and Defense. Huntington, Ind.: Our Sunday Visitor, c1985. ISBN 0879738057 (pbk.)

Mackin, Theodore, S.J. What Is Marriage? New York/Ramsey: Paulist Press, 1982.

-----. The Marital Sacrament. New York/Mahwah: Paulist Press, 1989.

May, William E. Marriage: The Rock on Which the Family Is Built. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, c1995. ISBN 0898705372

McCarthy, David Matzko. Sex and Love in the Home: A Theology of the Household. London : SCM Press, 2002. ISBN: 0334028442; 0334028426 (pbk.)

Meyendorff, John. Marriage: An Orthodox Perspective. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1984.

Muldoon, Timothy P. “To Have and To Hold: Roman Catholic Marriage and the Doctrine of Ratum et Consummatum," Ph.D. Dissertation, Duquesne University, 1998.

Nelson, James B. Between Two Gardens: Reflections on Sexuality and Religious Experience. New York: The Pilgrim Press, 1983.

-----. Body Theology. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992.

-----. Embodiment: An Approach to Sexuality and Christian Theology. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1978.

Nelson, James B., and Sandra P. Longfellow. Sexuality and the Sacred: Sources for Theological Reflection. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1994.

Noonan, John Thomas. Contraception: A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists. Enlarged ed. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1986. ISBN 0674168518; ISBN 0674168526 (pbk.); ISBN 0674168534

Odozor, Paulinus Ikechukwu, ed. Sexuality, Marriage, and Family: Readings in the Catholic Tradition. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, c2001. ISBN 0268017735

Payer, Pierre J. The Bridling of Desire: Views of Sex in the Later Middle Ages. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993.

Rahner, Karl. “Marriage as a Sacrament.” Theological Investigations X, translated by David Bourke. New York: The Seabury Press, 1977, pp. 199-221.

Ricoeur, Paul. “Wonder, Eroticism, and Enigma,” in Sexuality and the Sacred. Edited by James B. Nelson and Sandra P. Longfellow. Louisville: John Knox Press, 1994, pp. 80-84.

Roberts, William P., ed. Commitment to Partnership. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1987.

Schillebeeckx, Edward, O.P. Marriage: Human Reality and Saving Mystery. Translated by N.D. Smith. New York: Sheed and Ward, 1965.

Selling, Joseph A., ed. Embracing Sexuality: Authority and Experience in the Catholic Church. Aldershot: Ashgate, c2001. ISBN 0754617157; ISBN 0754617165 (pbk..)

Silbermann, Eileen Zieget. The Savage Sacrament: A Theology of Marriage after American Feminism. Mystic, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 1983.

Smith, Janet E., ed. Why Humanae Vitae Was Right: A Reader. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1993, pp. 307-324.

Stuart, Elizabeth and Thatcher, Adrian. Christian Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1996. ISBN: 0802842283

Timmerman, Joan H. Sexuality and Spiritual Growth. New York: Crossroad, 1992.

Vanier, Jean. Man and Woman He Made Them. Mahwah and New York: Paulist Press, 1985.

Von Hildebrand, Dietrich. In Defence of Purity. New York: Sheed and Ward, 1935.

-----. Man and Woman. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1966.

Walsh, Mary Roth, ed. Women, Men, and Gender: Ongoing Debates. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.