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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence 1/2016

26-10-2015 | Book Review

Doris M. Kieser: Catholic Sexual Theology and Adolescent Girls: Embodied Flourishing

Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2015, 221 pp, ISBN-10: 1771121246

Auteur: Lauren Harrell

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence | Uitgave 1/2016

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Excerpt

Doris M. Kieser’s intersecting roles as a feminist, counselor, and Roman Catholic led her to write about a group of people that she feels is chronically underrepresented in Christianity: adolescent girls. Her goal is to see adolescent girls flourishing, growing in their sexuality, and making healthy choices for themselves. At the heart of her work is a strong and unquestioned belief in God and the Holy Spirit. Although many people may agree with Kieser that female adolescents should be encouraged to flourish sexually and to learn to make healthy decisions, many readers may have trouble connecting to the premise that the Roman Catholic Church, or the God of Roman Catholic Church, is a necessary or appropriate framework to view healthy female flourishing. However, maintaining that this is an appropriate framework to counsel adolescent girls, Kieser admits her own biases, but stands by them as part of her own personal point of view that incorporates her work as a theologian to explain a view of female adolescent sexuality. …
Literatuur
go back to reference Kieser, D. M. (2015). Catholic sexual theology and adolescent girls: Embodied flourishing. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Kieser, D. M. (2015). Catholic sexual theology and adolescent girls: Embodied flourishing. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
go back to reference Levesque, R. J. R. (2002). Not by faith alone: Religion, law, and adolescence. New York, NY: NYU Press. Levesque, R. J. R. (2002). Not by faith alone: Religion, law, and adolescence. New York, NY: NYU Press.
go back to reference Schalet, A. T., Santelli, J. S., Russell, S. T., Halpern, C. T., Miller, S. A., Pickering, S. S., et al. (2014). Invited commentary: broadening the evidence for adolescent sexual and reproductive health and education in the United States. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(10), 1595–1610. PubMedPubMedCentralCrossRef Schalet, A. T., Santelli, J. S., Russell, S. T., Halpern, C. T., Miller, S. A., Pickering, S. S., et al. (2014). Invited commentary: broadening the evidence for adolescent sexual and reproductive health and education in the United States. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(10), 1595–1610. PubMedPubMedCentralCrossRef
Metagegevens
Titel
Doris M. Kieser: Catholic Sexual Theology and Adolescent Girls: Embodied Flourishing
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2015, 221 pp, ISBN-10: 1771121246
Auteur
Lauren Harrell
Publicatiedatum
26-10-2015
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Youth and Adolescence / Uitgave 1/2016
Print ISSN: 0047-2891
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-6601
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-015-0377-y