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Dr. Margaret Farley, R.S.M. Engages with the Question: Does Being Roman Catholic Influence Ethical Studies?
Does being Roman Catholic influence ethical studies?
Dr. Margaret Farley discusses her work as an ethicist in understanding ethical issues as no longer being shared exclusively by specific denominations. She especially sees ethical issues as vital to feminism, which pulls from across all denominations to create a more valid argument.
Farley, Margaret R.S.M. and Benney, Alfred. Created by Alfred Benney. "Dr. Margaret Farley, R.S.M. Engages with the Question: Does Being Roman Catholic Influence Ethical Studies?" September 1999. DigitalCommons@Fairfield. Web. https://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/asrvideos/114
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About the Interviewee:
Dr. Margaret Farley, R.S.M., is the Gilbert L. Stark Professor of Christian Ethics at Yale Divinity School. She has been honored with eleven honorary degrees, the John Courtney Murray Award for Excellence in Theology and is past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America. She has written several books and over eighty scholarly articles including Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics.
About the Interviewer:
Dr. Alfred Benney is a professor of Religious Studies at Fairfield University. He has a Ph.D in Theology from the Hartford Seminary Foundation and teaches courses in Non-Traditional American Religions and Christian Religious Thought. His research interests include "how people learn"; "the appropriate use of technology in teaching/learning" and "myth as explanatory narrative". He has published work on teaching with technology.