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This long-awaited book by one of American Christianity's foremost ethicists proposes a framework for sexual ethics whereby justice is the criterion for all loving, including love that is related to sexual activity and relationships.It begins with historical and cross-cultural explorations, then addresses the large questions of embodiment, gender, and sexuality, and finally delineates the justice framework for sexual ethics. Though Just Love's particular focus is Christian sexual ethics, Farley's framework is broad enough to have relevance for multiple traditions. Also covered are specific issues in sexual ethics, including same-sex relationships, marriage and family, divorce and second marriage, celibacy, and sex and its negativities.
|Publication date:||27th March 2008|
|Author:||Margaret A. Farley|
|Publisher:||Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Religion & beliefs,|
Margaret A. Farley holds the Gilbert L. Stark Chair in Christian Ethics at Yale University Divinity School, USA, where she has taught since 1971. She is also a past president of the Society of Christian Ethics and the Catholic Theological Society of America.More About Margaret A. Farley