Discussion Board Archives
The present discussion board
service used for the web site allows for only about 30 days of material to
stand. These archives are to preserve some of the exchanges for future
reference and in gratitude to participants who took the time to engage in them.
The major thrust of the discussion board dialogue involves
issues dealing with Church Authority & Tradition, on one hand, and
interpretations of the Natural Law, on the other. Also the nature of sin,
itself, often is a separate topic. The Church’s response to dissent, other
traditions’ teachings and related topics are also discussed at times. The
archived threads are generally color-coded to denote different contributors.
Birth Control and the Catholic Church Web Site
Overview: Authority, Law & Sin
Liberty Exists in Matters of Doubt
John XXII, Paul VI, Ratzinger & the 20th Century’s Most Prominent
Theologians Speak on Authority
Natural Law and Personalist Approaches
Personalist Approach: The Language of Love
Refocus: What Is THE Central Issue?
Natural Law & The Need for Convincing Arguments
Reason Play a Role in Natural Law?
Given Humans Limited Dominion Over Their Bodies? Or None?
Research & Studies Have Shown re: Procreative & Unitive Roles
Is Most Natural or Unnatural? Some Common Medical Comparisons
Placement of Barriers in ABC and NFP
Sensitivity & Compassion for Those Who Doubt
Perspective From the Melkite Tradition