Moore, Gareth: A Question of Truth


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Contents

Foreword
Preface

Introduction

  • Closeted Queers in the Vatican
  • Materialism of pro-gays

1.  A Question of Truth

  • The Fortune and misfortune of gay Catholics
  • Truth
  • Truth and tradition
  • Overcoming scepticism

2.  ‘Homosexuality’

  • ‘Homosexuality’, physical and psychological
  • The Inadequacy of the CDF definition of homosexuality
  • Homosexual person
  • Homosexual desire and intentionality
  • The intentionality of desire
  • The intentionality of condemnation

3    The Bible Against Homosexuality?  Introduction and Old Testament Texts

  • Introduction
  • Use of the Bible in discussing homosexuality
  • The logic of condemnation
  • The concept of homosexuality in the Bible?
  • Genesis 19: 1-11
  • Leviticus 18:22  and 20:13
  • Back to Genesis 19
  • Cortese and the men of Sodom
  • What about the women?

4    The Bible Against Homosexuality? – II:  New Testament Texts and Summary

  • Romans I
  • I Corinthians 6: 9 – 10
  • I Timothy 1: 10
  • Further remarks

5   The Bible for Heterosexuality?

  • Genesis 1
  • Lawler, Boyle and May
  • HP
  • The image of God
  • Genesis 2
  • Difficulties in the standard view
  • An alternative view

6    The Bible, Love and Experience

  • Can gays love?
  • Can gays love without struggling against being gay?
  • Is homosexuality a tendency ordered towards an intrinsic moral evil

7   Aquinas, Natural Law and Sexual Natures

  • ‘Nature’
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • Sex, nature and nurture
  • Natural sex, natural language
  • The Bible again

8  Homosexuality, Purpose and Happiness

  • Purpose
  • The emblematic importance of penile-vaginal intercourse
  • The purpose of human acts
  • Homosexual acts and homosexual hapiness

9  Some Modern Arguments

  • Germain Grisez
  • Meaning

Conclusion

Notes
Bibliography

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