The Moral Theology of Pope John Paul II
Charles E. Curran
Georgetown University Press, $26.95, 262 pp.
Pope John Paul II’s legacy requires and deserves critically appreciative rumination for many generations to come. Charles Curran’s book is the first, and unexpectedly timely, systematic English treatment of John Paul’s moral theology. This comprehensive volume examines the pope’s use of Scripture and previous magisterial teaching, his Christology and eschatology, and his views on substantive moral matters ranging from human life issues, marriage, sex and family, to...
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Darlene Fozard Weaver is an assistant professor of theology at Villanova University, where she teaches Christian ethics. She is the author of Self Love and Christian Ethics (Cambridge University Press).