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More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression

J. Patrick Hornbeck II and Michael A. Norko


This volume contains chapters drawn from a series of public conferences held in autumn 2011 entitled “More than a Monologue.” The series was the fruit of collaboration among four institutions of higher learning: two Catholic universities and two nondenominational divinity schools. The conferences aimed to raise awareness of and advance informed, compassionate, and dialogical conversation about issues of sexual diversity within the Catholic community, as well as in the broader civic worlds that the Catholic Church and Catholic people inhabit. This book, the second volume in a series, captures i ... More

Keywords: Catholic universities, nondenominational divinity schools, sexual diversity, Catholic community, Catholic Church, ecclesial development, Adolfo Nicolas, ministry, ethics, theology

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780823257621
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823257621.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Patrick Hornbeck II, editor
Fordham University

Michael A. Norko, editor
Yale University

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J. Patrick Hornbeck II, Fordham University Michael A. Norko, Yale University School of Medicine

1 Learning to Speak

Kelby Harrison, Union Theological Seminary

2 Talking About Homosexuality by the (Church) Rules

Mark D. Jordan, Danforth Center, Washington University in St. Louis

3 Lesbian Nuns

Jeannine Gramick, New Ways Ministry

4 Seminary, Priesthood, and the Vatican’s Homosexual Dilemma

Gerard Jacobitz, St. Joseph’s University

6 God Sets the Lonely in Families

Patricia Beattie Jung, Saint Paul School of Theology

7 Same-Sex Marriage and Catholicism

Lisa Sowle Cahill, Boston College

8 Embracing the Stranger

Michael Sepidoza Campos, Emerging Queer Asian/Pacific Island Religion Scholars

9 Domine, Non Sum Dignus

Patrick S. Cheng, Episcopal Divinity School

10 Wild(e) Theology

Frederick S. Roden, University of Connecticut


Paul Lakeland, Fairfield University

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