Sex, Priestly Ministry and the Church: Essential Facts and Pressing Solutions

Sex, Priestly Ministry and the Church: Essential Facts and Pressing Solutions

By: Len Sperry (author)Paperback

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"Would removing the celibacy requirement really eliminate priest pedophilia?" "Won't tough corrective measures such as a 'zero tolerance policy' only exacerbate the priest shortage?" These questions reflect the kind of concerns many of us are thinking and talking about lately. Despite the ongoing media coverage of sexual impropriety in the Church, there is relatively little known about sexuality issues involving priests. Sex, Priestly Ministry and the Church provides an objective and authoritative account of psychosexual development in priests and key background information on the many sexual issues facing the Church today. It is a concise, comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource of the most current information needed to understand these sexual issues and controversies and make reasoned, responsible decisions.

About Author

Len Sperry, M.D., Ph.D., is clinical professor of psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Among his 40 published books are Ministry and Community and Transforming Self and Community, published by Liturgical Press.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780814629673
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780814629673
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0814629679

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