9781890318888

Marriage and the Common Good: Proceedings from the Twenty-Second Annual Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, September 24-26, 1999, Deerfield, Illinois

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-02-01
  • Publisher: St Augustine Pr Inc
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Summary

This volume consists of the addresses delivered to the 22nd Annual Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars held in Chicago in September 1999. Each chapter includes a discussion of one of the major themes related to the contemporary question of marriage and the common good expounded by a competent senior scholar, followed by a response on the same subject by a younger scholar. The end result is an in-depth treatment of several of the major issues that concern marriage and the family today.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Dr. Mary Shivanandan
Keynote Address
Dr. Stratford Caldecott
``The Drama of the Home: Marriage, the Common Good, and Public Policy''
1(26)
Session I -- Theology of Marriage and Celibacy
Presentation: ``Marriage: Magna Res Est Amor''
27(14)
Dr. Alice Jourdain von Hildebrand
Response: ``The Drama of Love''
41(12)
Paul F. DeLadurantaye
Session II -- Fatherhood and Society
Presentation: ``Ten Short Reflections on the Relationship Divine and Human Fatherhood''
53(9)
Dr. David Blankenhorn
Response: ``The Fatherhood Moment: the Rest of the Story''
62(17)
Dr. Philip M. Sutton
Session III -- Homosexuality and the Law
Presentation: ```Same-Sex Marriage' and `Moral Neutrality'''
79(20)
Prof. Robert P. George
Response: ``The End of Marriage''
99(6)
Prof. Gerard V. Bradley
Session IV -- Women's Roles and Family Policy
Presentation: ``Families and Civic Goods''
105(14)
Dr. Jean Bethke Elshtain
Response: ``Erosion of Civil Society in a Consumerist Culture''
119(14)
Dr. Patricia Donohue-White
Session V -- Economics and Marriage
Presentation: ``The Family and the Aging of the Population''
133(25)
Amb. Alberto Piedra
Response: ``Estimating the Contribution to the National Economy of Direct Parental Child-Care Services''
158(13)
Dr. Guillermo Montes
Session VI -- Contraception and the Culture of Death
Presentation: ``Contraception and the Culture of Death''
171(33)
Dr. William E. May
Response: ``Response to Dr. May's `Contraception and the Culture of Death''
204(7)
Dr. Monica Migliorino Miller
Appendix: ``Criteria for Policies on Marriage, Family, and Life'' 211(17)
Carl A. Anderson
Fellowship of Catholic Scholars 228

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