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Celibacy and religious traditions

Celibacy and religious traditions

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sexual abstinence -- Religious aspects,
  • Celibacy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCarl Olson, editor.
    ContributionsOlson, Carl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.S4 C45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17440081M
    ISBN 109780195306316, 9780195306323
    LC Control Number2007009931

    Origins of Christian celibacy One of the surprising and distinctive features of early Christianity is the praise of celibacy—the practice of abstaining from all sexual relations—as an.   In his Oct 28 article, "Some Basics About Celibacy" - "a brief history of a misunderstood tradition" - Fr. John O'Malley, S.J. gives his readers a clear and scholarly history of priestly celibacy.

      Several other popes and regional councils, particularly in Gaul, present day France, continued to recall the tradition of celibacy and punish abuse. Saint Gregory VII () when struggling against the intervention of the Holy Roman Emperor in church affairs, had to fight simony – the purchase of Church posts – and Nicolaitism – the. Celibacy Is ‘a Life of Greater Perfection’ A reader recently sent us a text on celibacy from a prayer book that belonged to her great grandmother, which was printed in The text is written by German Jesuit Fr. Tilmann Pesch, one of the contributors to the Scholastic revival in the 19th century.

      “I think that priestly celibacy, but also religious consecration, is a powerful witness to the divinity of Jesus Christ and to his call to follow him and to leave everything to be with him, and. Voice of the Faithful A Brief History of Celibacy Page 1 Introduction Fifty years ago in Vatican II, Christianity, especially Roman Catholic Christianity, held its collective breath in the hope and anticipation that opening the Church to the fresh air of the Spirit might bring a re-examination of some Size: 43KB.


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Celibacy and Religions Traditions is a collection of essays edited by Carl Olson. Each essay covers a different culture or religion: (ancient) Greece and Rome, Judaism, early Christianity, medieval Christianity, Protestantism, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Daoism, Shinto, Yoruba, Native Americans, and Mesoamericans.4/5(1).

The purpose of this book is to examine how the practice of celibacy differs cross-culturally as well as historically within a particular religious tradition. The essays (all previously unpublished) will demonstrate that celibacy is a complex religious Edition: 1. Whether or not a religious tradition encourages or Celibacy and religious traditions book it, the practice of celibacy gives us insight into its worldview, social values, gender relations, ethics, religious roles, and understanding of the physical body.

Celibacy can contribute to the creation of a certain status and play a role in /5(4). It is also intended to be a supplement to other texts in introductory courses in various religious traditions, because the issues raised by its essays play pivotal roles in many cultures.

Moreover, the chapters in this book are intended to introduce students to the role of celibacy, or a lack of it, in various religious traditions. The Paperback of the Celibacy and Religious Traditions by Carl Olson at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Pages:   The purpose of this book is to examine how the practice of celibacy differs cross-culturally as well as historically within a particular religious tradition. The essays (all. Celibacy and Religions Traditions is a collection of essays edited by Carl Olson.

Each essay covers a different culture or religion: (ancient) Greece and Rome, Judaism, early Christianity, medieval Christianity, Protestantism, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Daoism, Shinto, Yoruba, Native Americans, and Mesoamericans.4/4(1).

The purpose of this book is to examine how the practice of celibacy differs cross-culturally as well as historically within a particular religious tradition. The essays (all previously unpublished) will demonstrate that celibacy is a complex religious phenomenon.

Celibacy in the early Christian church / Glenn Holland -- 5. "Let anyone accept this who can": Medieval Christian virginity, chastity, and celibacy in the Latin West / Karen Cheatham -- 6. Celibacy and the Protestant traditions: from celibacy to the freedom of the Christian / M.

Darrol Bryant -- 7. Celibacy and Religions Traditions is a collection of essays edited by Carl Olson. Each essay covers a different culture or religion: (ancient) Greece and Rome, Judaism, early Christianity, medieval Christianity, Protestantism, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Daoism, Shinto, Yoruba, Native 4/5(1).

Celibacy and religious traditions. New York: Oxford University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Celibacy and religious traditions. New York: Oxford University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Carl Olson.

Books. Celibacy and Religious Traditions. Celibacy and Religious Traditions. MSRP: $ $ (You save $) (No reviews yet) Write a Review Write a Review × Celibacy and Religious Traditions. Rating Required Name. Get FREE shipping on Celibacy and Religious Traditions by Carl Olson, from If sexuality is inherently social, the same thing can be said about celibacy.

An understanding of celibacy, argues Carl Olson, can be a useful way to view the significance Released on: Septem celibacy (sĕl´Ĭbəsē), voluntary refusal to enter the married state, with abstinence from sexual activity. It is one of the typically Christian forms of asceticism.

In ancient Rome the vestal virgins were celibates, and successful monasticism has everywhere been accompanied by celibacy as an ideal. Among ancient Jews the Essenes were celibates. If we were to have a look at the list of books and articles I have used in preparing this paper, we would get some idea of the topics and issues that are being discussed today in the areas of sexuality, celibacy and their interface with religion/spirituality.

Sex and the single Christian: Why celibacy isn’t the only option things the Christian tradition has foisted on singles is the expectation that they would remain celibate — that is Author: Bromleigh Mccleneghan.

Buy Celibacy and Religious Traditions by Carl Olson from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:   Cardinal’s book on celibacy barely acknowledges Eastern Catholic tradition of married priests Father Tyler Strand of Resurrection Byzantine Catholic Church in Smithtown, N.Y., holds a.

The emphasis on the virgin birth of Jesus, the apparent celibacy of Jesus due in part to his itinerant lifestyle, and the apparent sexual abstinence of many of his disciples served as models for Christian practice at a later period.

The early Christian motivation for celibacy was connected to the eschatological expectations of the early community, and later celibacy became associated with a. Second, celibacy is a gift that some have the capacity to live out and other do not. In MatthewJesus twice mentions that not everyone will be able to accept what the disciples had previously mentioned about remaining unmarried (Matt.

Celibacy (from Latin, cælibatus") is the state of voluntarily being unmarried, sexually abstinent, or both, usually for religious reasons. It is often in association with the role of a religious official or devotee.The religious traditions of India embody a variety of attitudes toward celibacy. In Hinduism the priesthood is hereditary and thus not celibate.

Among the prominent religious personages of India, however, are the sadhus (“holy men”), who live a life free of possessions and family obligation.According to the book Celibacy and Religious Traditions, this was “consistent with the new wave of sexual restraint that arose in the Roman Empire.” In the following centuries, church councils and so-called Church Fathers promoted clerical   celibacy.

They thought that sexual intercourse was defiling and incompatible with clerical duties.