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The Catholic Church on marital intercourse

Robert E. Obach

The Catholic Church on marital intercourse

from St. Paul to Pope John Paul II

by Robert E. Obach

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- History,
  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History of doctrines,
  • Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History of doctrines

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRobert Obach.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1795.S48 O23 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17074722M
    ISBN 100739130870, 0739130897
    ISBN 109780739130872, 9780739130896
    LC Control Number2008035485

      4. To be moral, a sexual act must be marital, unitive, and procreative. This statement sums up a teaching found in many different magisterial documents. The Church condemns every non-marital sexual act as intrinsically evil and always gravely immoral. Then, within marriage, sexual acts must be unitive and procreative.   Even St. Augustine taught that marriage and sexual intercourse were for procreation. However, through the centuries Church teaching and theology have developed. It was St. Alphonsus Liguori in the 18th century who united the two purposes of the marital act and taught that both should exist in the intentional order at least implicitly.

    Sexual intercourse was designed by God to unify a married couple and to further participate in God’s ongoing creation. Marriage is the union of a male and female for the rest of their lives. This is not just a Catholic definition, but a universal one. Today’s world is the first time in history that atempts have been made The Role of Sexual Intercourse Read More».   Canon of the Code of Canon Law of the Catholic Church states that "antecedent and perpetual impotence to have sexual intercourse, whether on the part of the man or on that of the woman, whether absolute or relative, by its very nature invalidates marriage.".

    Catholic Church view of the importance of marriage. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: "The intimate community of life and love which constitutes the married state has been established by the Creator and endowed by him with its own proper laws God himself is the author of marriage. The vocation to marriage is written in the very nature of man and woman as they came from the.   In an interview with the Jesuit magazine America (September, ), Pope Francis described the Church as a “field hospital after battle,” in which the immediate necessity is to “start from the ground up” and “heal the wounds.” Then, “we can talk about everything else.” Certainly, a major “battle ground” for the Church has been the family.


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The Catholic Church on marital intercourse by Robert E. Obach Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse: From St. Paul to Pope John Paul II, provides a history of the Church's theology of marital sexuality from the first century through the twentieth. For nineteen centuries sexual activity between spouses was acceptable on the basis of procreation and "rendering the marriage debt."3/5(6).

The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse treats the way in which the Catholic Church has moved away from an attitude of conditional acceptance of marital intercourse on the basis of its utility to recognition that the dynamics of sexual union are both good and holy, not only because that is the way children are conceived, but also because the marital act enhances the love of husband and wife The Catholic Church on marital intercourse book.

"The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse traces the development of the church's theology of marital sexuality from New Testament times to the present day, addressing the way in which the Catholic Church has moved away from an attitude of conditional acceptance of marital intercourse on the basis of its utility to the recognition that the dynamics of sexual union are both good and holy."--BOOK.

"The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse traces the development of the church's theology of marital sexuality from New Testament times to the present day, addressing the way in which the Catholic Church has moved away from an attitude of conditional acceptance of marital intercourse on the basis of its utility to the recognition that the dynamics of sexual union are both good and holy.

The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse traces the development of the Church's theology of marital sexuality from New Testament times to the present day.

The early ecclesial leaders promoted a theology of sexuality based on Stoicism's biological perception that sexual activity was solely for the purpose of reproduction. In his book The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse: From St.

Paul to Pope John Paul II, renowned scholar Robert Obach examines the historical evolution of Catholic teachings on marital sexuality, spousal love and birth control. For centuries, marital sexuality has. We have found these Catholic books on marriage to be incredibly helpful for couples.

Find one or two that appeal to you and consider finding time to read with your spouse. A few minutes before bed or first in the morning may be all it takes to bring more of God into this important relationship.

31 Catholic Marriage Books To Help Your. Marital Sexuality. The Catholic Church, in its official teaching, has always taken a positive view of sexuality in marriage.

Marital intercourse, says the Catechism of the Catholic Church, is “noble and honorable,” established by God so that “spouses should experience pleasure and enjoyment of.

4) Church theology teaches that our sex acts must always be 'open' to life. This is typically understood to mean that men must only orgasm in a normal way within the female partner.

That would certainly mean that male oral sex must be limited to stimulation purposes and not designed to be for orgasm which is “not open to life”. The Church does not teach (and never has) that the only act a married couple may perform is intercourse.

Enjoying one another sexually is a part of the gift of sexuality in marriage. This gift, however, is governed by the virtue of marital chastity. The Catholic Church on Marital Intercourse traces the development of the Church's theology of marital sexuality from New Testament times to.

The Catholic Church continues to teach that sexual love between a man and woman is reserved to marriage. We find this teaching in the creation account of Genesis– Book 1, Chapter 1 of Sacred Scripture: First, God creates man in His own image and likeness, making them.

The Catholic Church continues to teach that sexual love between a man and a woman is reserved to marriage. We find this teaching in the creation account of Genesis — Book 1, Chapter 1 of Sacred Scripture: First, God creates man in His own image and likeness, making them. The Catholic Church continues to teach that sexual love between a man and a woman is reserved to marriage.

We find this teaching in the creation account of Genesis—Book 1, Chapter 1 of Sacred. There is no authoritative teaching of the Catholic Church permitting or forbidding oral sex as part of foreplay preceding normal marital sexual relations. Pope Pius XII taught: “The Creator Himself established that in the [generative] function, spouses should experience pleasure and enjoyment of body and spirit.

What is an exact definition of the "marital act?" The marital act can be defined as the act by which semen from the male is placed in the vagina of the female by the natural act of sexual intercourse.

Is one of the purposes of marriage to have children. Yes. This book claims to show the teaching of the Catholic Church on marital intercourse from the time of the Apostles to the modern era. It presents the teaching of the ancient to modern times in such a way as to make it seem that that there is a rupture rather than a continuity.3/5.

Now, everybody hold on, and read my whole response before you object. Alphonsus and all the traditional moral theologians of the Church do not allow what is called “oral sex” as part of foreplay for natural sexual intercourse. This is for two reasons—one practical, the other moral. Catholic theology of sexuality, like Catholic theology in general, is drawn from natural law, canonical scripture, divine revelation, and sacred tradition, as interpreted authoritatively by the magisterium of the Catholic Church.

Sexual morality evaluates sexual behavior according to standards laid out by Catholic moral theology, and often provides general principles by which Catholics are.

In my book, The Catholic Marriage Bed, I show that Church teaching condemns all unnatural sexual acts (anal, oral, manual), even when climax is lacking, even when an act of natural intercourse occurs before or after. A sexual act is still a sexual act, when climax is absent.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church # states: Sexuality affects all aspects of the human person in the unity of his body and soul. It especially concerns affectivity, the capacity to love and procreate, and in a more general way the aptitude for forming bonds of communion with others.

The potent partner has the right to the full gift of self through marital intercourse, or the right to be “as happy as the rest of us are in marriage.” As a result, the Church declares their kind of marriage to be null or invalid so that the potent partner can be free to be in a marriage .The Catholic Church teaches that it is never morally good to seek sexual pleasure outside of the marital act.

Pleasure of itself is neither good nor bad. Its value derives from that in which it is.