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Catholic theology of marriage in the era of HIV and AIDS : marriage for life / Emily Reimer-Barry.

Author/Creator:
Reimer-Barry, Emily, author.
Publication:
Lanham [Maryland] : Lexington Books, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (239 p.)
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Subjects:
Catholic Church -- United States.
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Marriage -- United States.
AIDS (Disease) -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
HIV infections -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Catholic Theology of Marriage in the Era of HIV and AIDS begins with the life experiences of real women, analyzes and unpacks them for the scholarly community, and then offers practical implications that translate into guidelines for everyday loci of faith formation.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Learning by Listening: The Life Experiences of Eight Catholic Women; 3 "Everything Has Changed": Themes of Survival, Sex, Faith, and Self-Care in the Women's Stories; 4 Self-Care and Christian Discipleship; 5 A Pro-Life Approach to HIV Prevention and Care; 6 Marriage for Life: A Christian Theology of Marriage in a World with AIDS; 7 Implications for Parish Life: Survival, Sex, and Prayer in Everyday Pastoral Contexts; Conclusion; Afterword; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-7391-9629-4