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The Secret Sauce of Missions: Togetherness

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1. Adhia wrote:
that Morality must be a response to REALITY, he wrote in the e-mail, oatbined by The News-Gazette. In other words, sexual acts are only appropriate for people who are complementary, not the same. He went on to write there has been a disassociation of sexual activity from morality and procreation, in contradiction of Natural Moral Theory.The student complaint came in a May 13 e-mail to Robert McKim, head of the religion department. The author of the e-mail said he was writing on behalf of a friend – a student in Howell's class, who wanted to remain anonymous. The e-mail complained about Howell's statements about homosexuality, which the student called hate speech. Teaching a student about the tenets of a religion is one thing, the student wrote in the e-mail. Declaring that homosexual acts violate the natural laws of man is another. The courses at this institution should be geared to contribute to the public discourse and promote independent thought; not limit one's worldview and ostracize people of a certain sexual orientation. Howell said he was presenting the idea that the Catholic moral teachings are based on natural moral law, and the Catholic understanding of what that means. My responsibility on teaching a class on Catholicism is to teach what the Catholic Church teaches, Howell said. I have always made it very, very clear to my students they are never required to believe what I'm teaching and they'll never be judged on that.

Tue, October 13, 2015 @ 3:14 PM

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