Post humanaevitae: Germaine Greer and Pope Paul VI in conversation

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McGrath, Sophie 2009. Post humanaevitae: Germaine Greer and Pope Paul VI in conversation. Australian Ejournal of Theology.
AuthorsMcGrath, Sophie
Abstract

This paper is part of a series bringing feminists and popes into conversation. It is about ideas, values and attitudes in the immediate post Humanae Vitae period. It brings into conversation the feminist Germaine Greer and Pope Paul VI critiquing contemporary philosophy and religion, relationships between men and women, marriage, motherhood, the family, sex, sexuality and contraception. Though the literary devise of the dinner party is used to facilitate the conversation, this essay is an academic exercise designed to challenge readers to reconsider popular perceptions of feminism and the papacy in general and Germaine Greer and Pope Paul VI in particular.

Year2009
JournalAustralian Ejournal of Theology
PublisherAustralian Catholic University
ISSN1448-6326
Open accessOpen access
Page range1 - 25
Research GroupSchool of Theology
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Place of publicationAustralia
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