Love and Responsibility Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Love and Responsibility


  • Author : Pope John Paul II
  • Publisher : Farrar Straus & Giroux
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Genre: Sex
  • Pages : 319
  • ISBN 10 : 0374192472
  • Total Read : 97
  • File Size : 11,7 Mb

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Love and Responsibility Summary:

A revised version of a work first published in 1960 offers a glimpse into the views of Pope John Paul II concerning the importance of marriage and sexual morality in today's modern society

Love and Responsibility Book
Score: 5
From 8 Ratings

Love and Responsibility


  • Author : Pope John Paul II
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 0898704456
  • Total Read : 61
  • File Size : 5,6 Mb

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Love and Responsibility Summary:

Pope John Paul II's discussion of family life and sexual morality, first published in 1960, which defends Catholic tradition and draws upon physiological and psychological research regarding the sexual urge, love, chastity, and sexology and ethics.

Men  Women  and the Mystery of Love Book
Score: 5
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Men Women and the Mystery of Love


  • Author : Edward Sri
  • Publisher : Franciscan Media
  • Release Date : 2020-01-08
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781632530813
  • Total Read : 75
  • File Size : 19,9 Mb

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Men Women and the Mystery of Love Summary:

“Edward Sri is a gifted teacher and an equally talented writer. This book shows why. He breaks open Karol Wojtyla's great text, Love and Responsibility, in a way that's clear, engaging and very practical for the challenges of daily life.” – Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Archbishop of Philadelphia. This updated and expanded edition of Edward Sri’s classic meditation on Pope John Paul II’s Love and Responsibility includes a new introduction, new chapters for single people and engaged couples, and the stories of people whose lives have been transformed by Pope John Paul II’s foundational teaching on relationships. Fr. Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) published Love and Responsibility in 1960, revealing a fully formed philosophy of marriage—in which full union can only be achieved when each partner prioritizes the well-being and self-realization of the other. His analysis of the true meaning of human love is life changing and practical, shedding light on real issues between men and women. In Men, Women and the Mystery of Love, Edward Sri unpacks the contents of this great work, making it accessible to every reader. He emphasizes the down-to-earth nature of Love and Responsibility, giving readers actionable advice on issues such as: • How to determine if a relationship is one of authentic love or is doomed to failure • The problem of pornography • The meaning of friendship • How to achieve greater intimacy in marriage Study questions with each chapter make this a valuable resource not only for individual personal reading, but also for small group study.

Understanding Love and Responsibility Book

Understanding Love and Responsibility


  • Author : Richard A. Spinello
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-07-01
  • Genre: Love
  • Pages : 179
  • ISBN 10 : 0819878057
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 5,8 Mb

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Understanding Love and Responsibility Summary:

In his preface, Dr. Richard Spinello states, Quite simply, Love and Responsibility is not an easy book to read. Karol Wojtylas classic work is even more relevant today, but the language is often high and theoretical. Based on the new English translation of Love and Responsibility, Dr. Spinellos thoughtful commentary will enable you to discover the beauty of Saint John Paul IIs timeless work, and through it, the magnificence of human relationships and our God-given need to give and receive love.

Called to Love Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Called to Love


  • Author : Carl Anderson
  • Publisher : Image
  • Release Date : 2012-07-31
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 9780770435745
  • Total Read : 88
  • File Size : 15,8 Mb

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Called to Love Summary:

A thoughtful, accessible work on the beauty of love and the splendor of the body, inspired by Pope John Paul II. Christianity has long been regarded as viewing the body as a threat to a person's spiritual nature and of denying its sexual dimension. In 1979, Pope John Paul II departed from this traditional dichotomy and offered an integrated vision of the human body and soul. In a series of talks that came to be known as “the theology of the body,” he explained the divine meaning of human sexuality and why the body provides answers to fundamental questions about our lives. In Called to Love, Carl Anderson, chairman of the world’s largest catholic service organization, and Fr. Jose Granados discuss the philosophical and religious significance of “the theology of the body” in language at once poetic and profound. As they explain, the body speaks of God, it reveals His goodness, and it also speaks of men and women and their vocation to love. Called to Love brings to life the tremendous gift John Paul II bestowed on humanity and gives readers a new understanding of the Christian way of love and how to embrace it fully in their lives.

Love is Green  Compassion as responsibility in the ecological emergency Book

Love is Green Compassion as responsibility in the ecological emergency


  • Author : Lucy Weir
  • Publisher : Vernon Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9781622738069
  • Total Read : 78
  • File Size : 20,9 Mb

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Love is Green Compassion as responsibility in the ecological emergency Summary:

This book links three themes, non-dualistic agency, ‘the good’ of systems, and compassionate attunement, and relates them to the ecological emergency. The author begins by examining how we currently understand our ability to choose what we do, our agency and conclude that this is dualistic: we think of an action to do, and then we physically act. Yet an understanding that we are enmeshed in context means our capacity to act freely dissolves in the mesh. We evolved capacities for consciousness and awareness, capacities that allow us to realise that we are here, now but that do not inevitably imply choice. Our capacity for ‘realisation’ gives us the ability to elicit an emotional response. When we understand our enmeshment, we can attune to a deep compassion for ourselves and indeed for all systems unfolding through time. Compassionate attunement allows a different set of options for action to become available to us. This then shifts how we respond to ourselves, our human relationships and to the ecological emergency we are currently embroiled in. This work is inspired by the great Kamakura Zen Master Eihei Dōgen. The book’s contribution is to extend and link the notion of practice-realisation with the literature on evolutionary biology and entropy maximisation which allows us to speak of ‘the good’ of systems. Systems unfold as ‘good’ for us when biodiversity maximisation occurs. By considering the ecological emergency in light of compassionate attunement, we open ourselves to a new array of possibilities for action. Some of these the author outlines in the conclusion, relating them to existing literature on compassionate achievement and compassionate communication, to show how our this practice shifts our relationship to ourselves, to one another, and to the ecological emergency, thus changing the course of human history.

Covenant of Love Book

Covenant of Love


  • Author : Richard Hogan
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release Date : 1992-01-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN 10 : 9780898703993
  • Total Read : 71
  • File Size : 13,9 Mb

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Covenant of Love Summary:

Pope John Paul II has had a profound theological and personal impact on Catholics and non-Catholics alike. In the scholarly tradition of Saint Augustine and Saint Thomas, he has found a new unity between faith and reason. The study of God, says John Paul, is also the study of humanity. He has come to vigorously insist on the rights and dignity of each human person, and on the divine importance of the family. John Paul teaches that the keystone of Christian living today is the communion of persons which is the family.ÊCovenant of LoveÊconveys this central message of his pontificate. It explores the influence of Christ on the modern family, human intimacy, and sexuality and illustrates the Pope's response to the violations of that familial communion: materialism, sterilization, pre-marital sex, abortion, polygamy, adultery and lust, contraception and artificial conception, and homosexuality. Written for the layman as well as for clerics, students, and educators, this volume will enhance the understanding and appreciation of Pope John Paul II's teachings.ÊCovenant of Love,Êpresents the extraordinary new way that John Paul II is using to present a new synthesis of the faith that can be the means of renewing the faith of all Christians and of bringing more people to Christ. It sets out his philosophical and theological design for every Christian who seeks a closer relationship with God--in the person of Christ, in the Church, and in the human heart.

Cold Moon Book

Cold Moon


  • Author : Roger Rosenblatt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 1885983883
  • Total Read : 69
  • File Size : 11,5 Mb

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Cold Moon Summary:

Rosenblatt's hymn to our noblest qualities: embracing life, sharing love, and accepting responsibility toward one another.