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esteemed scholar, ethicist, educator and spiritual guide has enlivened the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and enriched the entire Church.
She is a Christian ethicist, an emerita professor at Yale University, and a prominent teacher, as well as the
author of six books; and has just received a lot of attention from the Pope.
Her 2006 Book, Just Love
really caught the Pope’s attention – he claims the butler borrowed the book –
The Vatican might alls the 2006 book, Just Love, 50 Shades of Red…
Following an exploration of Christian notions of sexual ethics, Farley continues to a development of a notion of “just love” — or a love which she says can be considered “true and just, right and good.”
In Farley’s analysis, the notion of “just love” has three criteria: It cannot falsify the “reality of the person loved,” cannot falsify the “reality of the person loving,” and cannot “violate, distort, or ignore the relationship between them.”
Love, writes Farley, also has to be free and subject to choice. While accepting that we may initially fall in love unwillingly — for example, be so shocked at someone’s beauty that we immediately fall in love with them — Farley asserts “we can choose to believe in, pay attention to, what we love.”
Sister Margaret A. Farley
Sister Margaret A. Farley, R.S.M., Ph.D is an ethicist and the Gilbert L. Stark Professor of Christian Ethics at Yale Divinity School
A Sister of Mercy, she was the first woman appointed to serve full-time on the YDS faculty and shared with Henri Nouwen the distinction of being the first Roman Catholic faculty member at the Divinity School.
She now has the status of professor emerita. She began her career at Yale Divinity School in 1971 and earned her Ph.D. there two years later. In 1984 she was one of 97 theologians and religious persons who signed A Catholic Statement on Pluralism and Abortion, calling for pluralism and discussion within the Catholic Church regarding the Church’s position on abortion.
She appeared on the cover of the Yale Alumni Magazine in 1986 in connection with a feature article on teachers of note. She has written six books to date, including Just Love: A…
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Roman Rumors: Pope( 85 years old) in cahoots with Farley? – Suggests if he “slams” her book – world wide coverage will guarantee the book will be a Top Ten Amazon Best Seller.