edited by James J. Walter, Timothy E. O’Connell, Thomas A. Shannon, James J. Walter, Timothy E. O’Connell and Thomas A. Shannon
contributions by Margaret A. Farley, James A. Coriden, Kevin T. Kelly, Lisa Sowle Cahill, James J. Walter, Kenneth R. Himes, Thomas A. Shannon, J. Bryan Hehir, James M. Gustafson, Raphael Gallagher, Bryan N. Massingale, Daniel C. Maguire, Timothy E. O’Connell and James F. Keenan
Georgetown University Press, 2002
Cloth: 978-0-87840-379-0 | Paper: 978-0-87840-380-6
Library of Congress Classification BX4705.C795C35 2002
Dewey Decimal Classification 241.042092


A Call to Fidelity seeks to thoughtfully examine and critically evaluate the contributions that Charles E. Curran has made to the field of Catholic moral theology over the past forty years. It also seeks to assess the development of specific topics in contemporary moral theology to which Curran has made his unique mark, particularly in fundamental ethics, sexual and medical ethics, social and political ethics, and topics related to dialogue with other traditions and approaches to Catholic ethics.

Reviewing the many years of his influential writings, thought, and scholarship, fourteen distinguished scholars examine his contributions and the current state of the topics under discussion-which are as far ranging as academic freedom, birth control, gay and lesbian relationships, and feminism. Each contributor also provides a critical evaluation of Curran's work and outlines how these areas will hold or undergo transformation as the church looks toward its relationship with society and culture in the coming decades.

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