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Author Buckley, Timothy
Title What Binds Marriage : Roman Catholic Theology in Practice
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2002
©2002
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (221 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Preface -- 1 Catholics adjusting to marital breakdown -- Background -- A changing world - a changing Church -- On consulting the faithful -- The problem of language -- Focusing on the pastoral -- Notes -- 2 The theological history -- The biblical vision -- The bond in the early Church -- The Scholastics and the bond -- The teaching of the magisterium -- Previous pastoral solutions -- The Pauline privilege -- Non-consummation -- Canonical form -- The sacramental question -- The practical consequences of the theology of the bond -- Notes -- 3 Pastoral options -- A divorced Anglican seeks marriage with a Catholic -- A remarried mother seeks reception into the Catholic Church -- Summary -- Notes -- 4 The support groups -- The Association of Separated and Divorced Catholics -- The Rainbow Groups -- The Beginning Experience -- Findings from the group meetings and interviews -- Relating within the groups -- Relating to the wider Church -- Relating to the clergy -- Special needs and looking to the future -- Summary -- Notes -- 5 The opinions of the clergy -- Legalism and personalism -- The centrality of the Eucharist -- The internal forum - a cause of controversy -- Epikeia -- Equity -- Oikonomia -- Conflict and hardship cases -- Testing my findings -- The initiative of three German bishops -- Summary -- Notes -- 6 Irregular marriage situations and RCIA -- The pastoral options -- The annulment process -- The internal forum -- Reception into the Church without the sacraments -- Looking to the future -- Summary -- 7 The tribunals -- Post-Vatican II - tribunals respond to the new situations -- Contrasting experiences -- Contrasting annulment and divorce -- The new grounds for annulling marriages -- Summary -- Conclusions from all the empirical data -- Notes -- 8 The theological future -- Facing the theological impasse
The Orthodox tradition -- The sensus fidelium -- Final thoughts on the bond and indissolubility -- Some practical suggestions -- Notes -- 9 Defending the bond or the indefensible -- The ongoing doctrinal discussion -- The ongoing pastoral discussion -- Annulments: differing perspectives -- A final prayer -- Notes -- Appendix 1 Sample case history for discussion with support groups -- Appendix 2 Sample case history for discussion with clergy groups -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Buckley, Timothy What Binds Marriage : Roman Catholic Theology in Practice London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2002 9780826461926
Subject Catholic Church-Doctrines.
Marriage-Religious aspects-Catholic Church.
Pastoral theology-Catholic Church
Electronic books
Alt Author Buckley, Timothy
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