Contraception; a history of its treatment by the Catholic theologians and canonists

by John Thomas Noonan

Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge

Written in English
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  • Birth control -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History of doctrines,
  • Contraception -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History of doctrines

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Statement[by] John T. Noonan, Jr.
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LC ClassificationsHQ766.3 .N6
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Paginationx, 561 p.
Number of Pages561
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Open LibraryOL5945255M
LC Control Number65016687

  In addition to his collaboration on the historical look at bribery, Noonan wrote "Contraception: A History of its Treatment by the Catholic .   Many Eastern Orthodox theologians and spiritual fathers consider that the responsible use of contraception within marriage is not in itself sinful. In their view, the question of how many children a couple should have, and at what intervals, is best decided by the partners themselves, according to the guidance of their own consciences.” 1. Noonan again is the prime witness against this argument, having written the definitive history of the treatment of the topic by theologians and canonists. It is worth citing in full one of the last paragraphs of his introduction to his book: The propositions constituting a condemnation of contraception are, it will be seen, recurrent. Pp. xiii– John T. Noonan is most widely known for his magisterial Contraception: A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists, first published in His most recent book, A Church That Can and Cannot Change, is arguably about contraception too, although the subject is referenced only : Leslie Woodcock Tentler.

BIRTH CONTROL, HISTORY OFEvidence of attempts at contraception and induced abortion are found in many societies. Many preliterate societies used a variety of herbal remedies in attempts to suppress fertility or to induce menstruation. Source for information on Birth Control, History of: Encyclopedia of Population dictionary. The Catholic Church opposes all forms of abortion procedures whose direct purpose is to destroy a zygote, blastocyst, embryo or fetus, since it holds that "human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of the first moment of his existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person – among which is the . Harvard University Press will issue next year a book on birth control called “Contraception: A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists” The author is .   Also, as far as the church history arguments go, there are plenty of material that shows that, as far as church history goes, the idea that contraception is wrong developed over time. I would recommend the book by Dr. John T. Noonan, Jr. called Contraception: A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists.

  For a discussion of this see John T. Noonan, Jr., Contraception: A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ). This is a translation by Himes's Medical History of Contraception,   Noonan, J.T., Contraception: A History of its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists (New York: New American Library, ), pp. , Noonan’s work was regarded by some, at the time of the Papal Commission, as being potentially subversive of traditional teachings on contraception – providing a brief for the view Author: John Morgan. History shows that great development and change have occurred within Catholic teaching about marital intercourse. Catholic theologians once held as common positions that intercourse during menstruation is a mortal sin, intercourse during pregnancy is forbidden, and that there exists a natural position for intercourse. The book I speak of is moral theologian Germain Grisez’s Contraception and the Natural Law. Contraception: A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists (Harvard University Press, ), although it wouldn’t appear until early While Noonan would argue, in both the book and as a member of the Pontifical Birth.

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The author has written an important new appendix examining the development of and debates over the doctrine in the past twenty years. Instead, its interpretation of Church history comes from John T. Noonan’s contribution to the commission, wherein he presented a summary of his book Contraception: A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists, which was published subsequently in But even though he voted with the commission to change Church.

Sex, Violence, and Justice: Contraception and the Catholic Church Aline H. Kalbian InPope Paul VI published Humanae vitae, the encyclical that reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s continued opposition to the use of any form of artificial contraception.

1 John T. Noonan Jr., Contraception: A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ) 2 Edward M. East, Mankind at the Crossroads (New York: Scribners, ) viii.

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Maguire (Editor), Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World religions () [4] Gregus, Jan, “Catholicism and Contraception.” Česká gynekologie,vol.No 6, p. ISSN. History of Contraception. Given its origin - throughout most of human history - sexual activity has been fundamentally for reproductive purposes.

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