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Sex - Sexual Morality

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Author(s): Johannes Gründel
Part of Sex: 1. Sexuality 2. Sexual Education 3. Sexual Morality Sexual morality is to be regarded as part of Christian ethics and moral theology; it attempts to explain the purpose and task of human sexuality as well as the moral significence of interpersonal relations, insofar as they affect man in his sexual nature and are of an erotic and sexual character. Human sexuality, cannot, however, be rightly explained in terms of finality, but rather from a personal evaluation of man and his relationships. The…

Sex - Sexual Education

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Author(s): Johannes Gründel
Part of Sex: 1. Sexuality 2. Sexual Education 3. Sexual Morality 1. Its nature and problems, a) Sexual education can be fruitfully given only in a general framework of moral and personal education. It can neither be value-free nor independent of a determinate view of life, and it pre-supposes a right attitude to human sexuality. In this there is question, not so much of a moralizing enunciation of the relevant norms, but rather of every form of assistance needed by young people in process of coming to maturity…

Sex - Sexuality

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Author(s): Johannes Gründel
Part of Sex: 1. Sexuality 2. Sexual Education 3. Sexual Morality For centuries the prevailing theological teaching attributed no more than a functional character to human sexuality; corresponding to the sexuality of the animal world, it was evaluated chiefly or entirely from the point of view of procreation (see Birth Control). On the basis of an anthropology which is concerned with the totality of the person, new points of view for the understanding and evaluation of sexuality present themselves nowadays, leading to changes of emphasis and add…

Natural Law - Natural Law (Moral)

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Author(s): Johannes Gründel
Part of Natural Law: 1. Natural Law (Moral) 2. Laws of Nature 1. The notion. Natural law is here the natural moral law, using a broader sense of the word “law” than in the physical “laws of nature”, where it is natural necessity, the order of non-rational nature. There the natural laws of physics and biology are at work, which are studied by the natural sciences. Such law makes no claims on man’s freedom and hence has no moral character. But the natural moral law in a wide sense embraces the whole field of mo…