birth control

Is There an Escape from the Evils of a Contracepting Society?

Is There an Escape from the Evils of a Contracepting Society?

The reigning ideology tells us that the unkempt contours of female fertility must be scoured away by a masculine, mechanizing ideology in order to fit into the smooth cogs of the sexual revolution. But is the only paradigm that applies to female fertility one of technological “control”? 

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Humanae Vitae in Light of the War Against Female Fertility

Humanae Vitae in Light of the War Against Female Fertility

The contraceptive mindset cannot avoid scapegoating women’s bodies as the cause of both personal and societal problems. By contrast, the Church, with critical and prophetic clarity, points out that it is selfish desire, not the female body, that is the source of our problems.

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Women, Sex, and the Church

See my chapter on contraception in this terrific resource.

"This book takes on both the thorniest dilemmas and the best kept secrets of the Catholic Church's teachings concerning women, with thoroughness, intelligence, and honesty." 
Helen Alvaré, J.D., Associate Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law