A journal of academic theology

The Dual Vocation of Christian Parents

[The author argues that Christian parents have a dual vocation: to care for their children and to contribute to the larger society. Recent theology on the family shows that most writers emphasize only one part of that dual vocation. The author argues that this tendency diminishes family ethics. She roots the obligation to care for one’s own in natural inclinations and the experience of Christian parents. The obligation to serve society is rooted in Catholic teaching on work and family.]

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