Vision Quest

New Wine, New Wineskins
A Next Generation Reflects on Key Issues in Catholic Moral Theology
Edited by William C. Mattison III
Sheed & Ward, $24.95, 224 pp.

Younger theologians find themselves at a cultural distance from their older colleagues. The key difference seems to be that the older theologians are generally priests or members of a religious order, while their juniors are much more likely to be married laypeople. Even the exceptions to this trend exhibit the sensibilities of their age groups, as older lay theologians take for granted the “Catholic culture” of their ordained and...

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Nancy A. Dallavalle is chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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