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Theology of the Body in Context The Zenith Of John Paul II S Thought On The Human Person, Marriage, And The Family Is Found In His Theology Of The Body For The First Time, William E May Provides A Comprehensive Yet Readable Overview Of This Work In The Context Of Several Other Key Writings Of Karol Wojtyla John Paul II, Providing Rich Insights Into The Development Of The Theology Of The Body


About the Author: William E. May

Professor Emeritus of Moral TheologyMichael J McGivney Professor of Moral TheologyB.A., M.A., Philosophy, The Catholic University of AmericaPh.D., Marquette UniversityFor many years an editor of philosophical and theological works, chiefly with the Bruce Publishing Company, Professor May taught moral theology at the Catholic University of America from 1971 until joining the faculty of the Institute in 1991 He is the author and co author of many books, among them Sex, Marriage, and Chastity Reflections of a Catholic Layman, Spouse, and Parent 1981 Catholic Sexual Ethics revised ed 1998 co authored with Ronald Lawler and Joseph Boyle The Teaching of Humanae Vitae A Defense 1988 with Germain Grisez, John Finnis, John Ford, and Joseph Boyle Marriage The Rock on Which the Family Is Built 1995 Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life 2000 and most recently, An Introduction to Moral Theology second ed, 2003 He is the translator of Ramon Garc a de Haro s Marriage and the Family in the Documents of the Magisterium and of Livio Melina s Sharing in Christ s Virtues, and the editor of The Church s Mission of Evan gel ization He has contributed chapters to over a dozen other books, including three titles in the Philosophy and Medicine series The author of over 200 articles in such journals as The Thomist, Anthropotes, Scripta Theologica, Annales Teologici, National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, and Linacre Quarterly, he is the recipient of many awards, among them the Pro Pontifice et Ecclesia Medal and the Cardinal Wright Award from the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Professor May served as a peritus at the 1987 Synod of Bishops and was a member of the International Theological Commission from 1986 through 1996 In 2003 he was appointed a consultor for the Congregation for the Clergy.



10 thoughts on “Theology of the Body in Context

  1. says:

    This book goes through the Theology of the Body as presented in Love and Responsibility , Man and Woman, He Created Them , Familiaris Consortium, and Mulieris Dignitatem It s a great companion to those texts, breaking down the contents and major themes in each I like how he condens


  2. says:

    My second introductory book to John Paul s Theology of the Body was another good read This one was getting into the material fairly deeply and covered it very systematically He summarized much of the material, commented why he skipped some material and put it in context with some of John


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