The Seven Big Myths about Marriage: Wisdom from Faith, Philosophy, and Science about Happiness and Love by Christopher KaczorThis work explores some of the most interesting and vexing problems in contemporary life. Appealing to reason rather than religious authority, the book tackles the most controversial and talked about positions of the Catholic Church - on contraception, on marriage, on reproductive technologies, on cohabitation, and on divorce - arguing for the reasonableness of the Churchs views on these issues. The books interdisciplinary approach, following the precedent of Thomas Aquinas, looks to human happiness and fulfillment, properly understood, in seeking the answers to questions about how to live. It aims to show to skeptical readers that what the Catholic Church teaches about controversial issues is rationally justified by considering evidence from psychology, sociology, and philosophy. The foundation of Kaczors approach is happiness. We all want to be happy. Every day, in whatever we do, we seek this goal. But what exactly is happiness? And how can we find it? The saints and psychologists agree: there can be no real happiness without authentic love-erotic love, friendship love, and self-giving love (agape). From this foundation of happiness Kaczor explores the nature of marriage, and the love they promise to each other, which is agape, a self giving love that is the choice to do good for the other. He also examines alternatives to covenant marriage, such as polygamy and same sex marriage, as well as cohabitation. Finally the book explores the value of children. To make sense of Catholic teaching on contraception, he says that we must first reconsider the value of fertility and having children. Only in this perspective, can one begin to understanding what the Church teaches.
Seven Big Myths about the Catholic Church - Book Trailer
This work explores some of the most interesting and vexing problems in contemporary life. Appealing to reason rather than religious authority, the book tackles the most controversial and talked about positions of the Catholic Church - on contraception, on marriage, on reproductive technologies, on cohabitation, and on divorce - arguing for the reasonableness of the Church's views on these issues.
THE SEVEN BIG MYTHS ABOUT MARRIAGE
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover.
Christopher Kaczor, along with his wife Jennifer, shines an important light of truth on one of the most important issues of our day. Beginning with basic foundational principals and understandings, Dr.
in a people house book
Seven Big Myths about Marriage
Kaczor will be one of the speakers at the Aug. CANFP is the only statewide natural family planning organization in the country. San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone will speak at the conference. The two-day forum will be a presentation and discussion of masculine and feminine spirituality and sexuality and empowering sexual integrity for individuals and couples, while building healthy, happy, and holy marriages, according to CANFP. Other speakers include Dr.
Call us - Get Directions. Menu Toggle navigation. My Account. First Holy Communion Gifts Here. View our Confirmation Gift items. We all want to be happy.