Gay and Lesbian Rights

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Gay and Lesbian Rights: A Question – Sexual Ethics or Social Justice? (1996)

Author(s): Richard Peddicord

Format: Paperback

ISBN-13: 9781556127595

Amazon UK: Gay and Lesbian Rights

Language: English

Standpoint: 2 Moderately inclusive

Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, and Theology

Topic(s): Church order and discipline, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, and Ethics

Especially suitable for: Academics, Activists, and Catholics

This book is unique in setting the question of homosexuality in its historical, legal, political, and religious contexts in North America. It is no longer possible in Catholic ethics to address sexual morality with a model of absolute moral norms, immune from the ambiguities and complexities social justice issues introduce. Peddicord looks at the personal and social sides of homosexuality, and fairly examines all sides of the Roman Catholic response.

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