Understanding Love and Responsibility

Understanding Love and Responsibility

Pauline Books and Media

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After years of counseling young adults and married couples, Father Karol Wojtyla-now Saint John Paul II-published Love and Responsibility. With insights into how we think, behave, and relate to one another, Love and Responsibility is an important complement to the theology of the body.

In his preface, Dr. Richard Spinello states, "Quite simply, Love and Responsibility is not an easy book to read, and rarely does its author give concrete examples to illustrate his arguments." Karol Wojtyla's classic work is even more relevant today, but the language is often high and theoretical, with very little to bring it to a more understandable format.

Let Understanding Love and Responsibility help you understand this rich, thought-provoking, and challenging work. Based on the new English translation of Love and Responsibility, Dr. Spinello's thoughtful commentary will enable you to discover for yourself the beauty of Saint John Paul II's timeless work, and through it, the magnificence of human relationships and our God-given need to give and receive love.

Features & Benefits:

  • Extensive cross-references to the new English translation of Love and Responsibility
  • Explains Wojtyla's thought in simpler terms
  • Written by the author of multiple titles on Saint John Paul II's thought

About the Author:

Dr. Richard Spinello is an associate research professor at Boston College and a member of the adjunct faculty at St. John's Seminary in Boston. He is the author of The Genius of John Paul II: The Great Pope's Moral Wisdom, The Encyclicals of John Paul II: An Introduction and Commentary, along with numerous other books and articles on ethical theory and applied ethics.

208 pages


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