The Unhealed Wound: The Church, the Priesthood, and the Question of Sexuality

The Unhealed Wound: The Church, the Priesthood, and the Question of Sexuality


Kennedy, a psychologist, former priest, and a number one Catholic writer and pupil, addresses some of the most compelling but undiscussed concerns within the Church: human sexuality. The Unhealed Wound is a penetrating and insightful examine of the unresolved conflicts Catholics face concerning either their sexuality and spirituality, deep conflicts which develop increasingly more critical as they continue to be unaddressed in the Church.

He astutely but respectfully takes to activity a religion that-despite the truth of erotic love as a normal and human element of lifestyles itself-condemns contraception, marriage for clergymen, and intercourse outdoor of marriage. The Unhealed Wound also examines the Church's ambitious hierarchy, not easy these clerics who uphold papal edicts unthinkingly. Articulately postulating our don't need to in simple terms to appreciate yet have a good time our personal sexuality, this ebook will engender either controversy and heated discussion between modern students, scholars, and believers of Catholicism.

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