Tag: <span>celibacy</span>

The Perils of Celibacy: Clerical Marriage and the Protestant Reformation (Witte, 2002)

In this Lecture, I would like to revisit the original Protestant case against clerical celibacy and for clerical marriage in its sixteenth century Lutheran Reformation context. I shall then draw out a few implications of the significance of these historical battles for the theology and law of clerical celibacy and marriage today.