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Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

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Catholic Cameos From The Silver Screen, Lawrence Porter Dec 2006

Catholic Cameos From The Silver Screen, Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


New Oxford Review, Lawrence Porter Dec 2001

New Oxford Review, Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


Sheep And Shepherd: An Ancient Image Of The Church And A Contemporary Challenge, Lawrence Porter Dec 2000

Sheep And Shepherd: An Ancient Image Of The Church And A Contemporary Challenge, Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


Faces Of The Church: Meditations On A Mystery And Its Images, Lawrence Porter Dec 1998

Faces Of The Church: Meditations On A Mystery And Its Images, Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


After Our Likeness: The Church As The Image Of The Trinity, Lawrence Porter Dec 1998

After Our Likeness: The Church As The Image Of The Trinity, Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


Lessons From 'One Solitary Life', Lawrence Porter Dec 1998

Lessons From 'One Solitary Life', Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


The Church: The Universal Sacrament Of Salvation, Lawrence Porter Dec 1994

The Church: The Universal Sacrament Of Salvation, Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


The Church, Community Of Salvation: An Ecumenical Ecclesiology, Lawrence Porter Dec 1994

The Church, Community Of Salvation: An Ecumenical Ecclesiology, Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


Luther On Church Unity : The Commentary On Galatians (1535), Lawrence Porter Dec 1980

Luther On Church Unity : The Commentary On Galatians (1535), Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

This article promotes ecumenical discussion of the eclesiological question: what structures are required to preserve the values of freedom and accountability in matters of faith? it is the author's contention that freedom and accountability are essential elements in the experience of Christian faith but are not easily reconciled; indeed, in the history of the churches, one element has often been sacrificed to the other. As illustration, the author offers a study of these themes in Luther's 1535 Commentary and concludes that both the church of Rome and the churches of the Reformation would do well to reconsider their ...


Intimacy And Human Sexuality : A Challenge To The Consensus On Contraception., Lawrence Porter Dec 1979

Intimacy And Human Sexuality : A Challenge To The Consensus On Contraception., Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

This essay expands upon the existentialist analysis of contemporary American sexual mores presented in Rollo May's Love and Will (1969), specifically the section of that work entitled "Contraceptives and the tragic". The author accepts May's analysis of the ambiguous psychological effects of artificial contraception--an increase in ambivalence and anxiety as well as freedom and choice--and argues that the massive popular response of Catholics to artificial contraception is based upon a failure to recognize the subtly ambiguous character of artificial contraception. Moreover, in the light of the religious value Catholicism places upon marriage as a sacramental reality, the author ...


On Keeping "Persons" In The Trinity : A Linguistic Approach To Trinitarian Thought., Lawrence Porter Dec 1979

On Keeping "Persons" In The Trinity : A Linguistic Approach To Trinitarian Thought., Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.