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1980

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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.