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Love and sexuality; a Christian approach

Author: Mary Perkins Ryan; John Julian Ryan
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Image Books [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
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A married couple, long in the forefront of Christian thought, deepen our understanding of Christian love by discussing it candidly and positively within the context of modern sexual attitudes. Reflecting the recent trends in Christian thinking and offering fresh insights of their own, they stress that man's capacity to love is increased by his humanity, and that it is through this human love that he perfects his  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ryan, Mary Perkins, 1915-
Love and sexuality.
Garden City, N.Y., Image Books [1969]
(OCoLC)568759930
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Perkins Ryan; John Julian Ryan
OCLC Number: 24015
Description: 197 pages 18 cm
Contents: Humanness and sex --
Love and maturity --
Love and sexuality --
The role of the body in human relationships --
"Love and do what you will" --
Loving one another "in truth" --
Single life as a vocation to love --
Single life chosen "for the sake of the kingdom" --
Marriage as a vocation to love --
Family life as a school for loving --
"Sex education" or education in loving?
Responsibility: [by] Mary Perkins Ryan and John Julian Ryan.

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A married couple, long in the forefront of Christian thought, deepen our understanding of Christian love by discussing it candidly and positively within the context of modern sexual attitudes. Reflecting the recent trends in Christian thinking and offering fresh insights of their own, they stress that man's capacity to love is increased by his humanity, and that it is through this human love that he perfects his love in God.

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