Sex - Sexual Morality
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Part of Sex:

1. Sexuality

2. Sexual Education

3. Sexual Morality

Sexual morality is to be regarded as part of Christian ethics and moral theology; it attempts to explain the purpose and task of human sexuality as well as the moral significence of interpersonal relations, insofar as they affect man in his sexual nature and are of an erotic and sexual character. Human sexuality, cannot, however, be rightly explained in terms of finality, but rather from a personal evaluation of man and his relationships. The…

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Johannes Gründel, “Sex - Sexual Morality”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 26 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_004063>
First published online: 2016



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