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Scholarly Publications of William E. May

1. "The Structure and Argument of the Nicomachean Ethics," New Scholasticism 36.1 (1962) 1-28.

2. "The God of Leibniz," New Scholasticism 36.4 (1962); reprinted in abridged form in The Theology of God: Commentary, ed. E. J. Fortman, S.J. Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Company, 1968.

3. "Knowledge, Connatural," New Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 1965., Vol. 9, pp. 153-159.

4. "Imagination, Creative," New Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 1968.

5. "Knowledge of Causality in Hume and Aquinas," The Thomist 34.2 (1970) 254-288.

6. "The Reality of Matter in the Metaphysics of Henri Bergson," International Philosophical Quarterly 10.4 (1970) 611-642.

7. Christ in Contemporary Thought. Dayton: Pflaum, 1970.

8. "Animal Laborans and Homo Faber: Reflections on a Theology of Work," The Thomist 36.4 (1972) 626-644.

9. "What Is Ethics All About? Some Preliminary Reflections," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 62.10 (August-September, 1972) 31-32, 65-70.

10. "Biomedical Technologies and Ethics," Chicago Studies 11.3 (1972) 245-256.

11. "Abortion as Indicative of Personal and Social Identity," Jurist 33.2 (1973) 199-217.

12. "Christian Ethics and the Human," American Ecclesiastical Review 167.10 (1973) 651-671.

13. "The Morality of Abortion," Linacre Quarterly (41.1 (1974) 66-81.

14. "Jesus as the Presence of God in our Moral Life," in Does Jesus Make a Difference? (Proceedings of the College Theology Society). New York: Seabury, 1974, pp. 113-128.

15. "Experimentation on Human Subjects," Linacre Quarterly 41.4 (1974) 238-252.

16. Becoming Human: An Invitation to Christian Ethics. Dayton: Pflaum, 1975.

17. "Abortion and Man's Moral Identity," in Abortion: Pro and Con, ed. Robert Perkins. Cambridge, MA: Schenkmann, 1975, pp. 13-36.

18. "The Natural Law, Conscience, and Developmental Psychology," Communio 2.1 (1975) 3-31.

19. "Christian Faith and Our Knowledge of the Good," in Proceedings of the James Montgomery Hester Seminar. Winston-Salem;, NC: Wake Forest University Press, 1975, pp. 35-52.

20. "Sex, Love, and Procreation," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 76.8 (May 1976) 10-29; reprinted as a Synthesis Series Pamphlet. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1976.

21. "Ethics and Human Identity: The Challenge of the New Biology," Horizons: Journal of the College Theology Society 3.1 (1976) 17-37.

22. "Proxy Consent to Human Experimentation," Linacre Quarterly 43.2 (May 1976) 73-84.

23. "What Makes a Human Being to Be a Being of Moral Worth?" The Thomist 40.4 (1976) 416-443.

24. The Nature and Meaning of Chastity. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press Synthesis Series, 1976.

25. Human Existence, Medicine, and Ethics: Reflections on Human Life. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1977.

26. "On Understanding 'Human Sexuality'" (with John Harvey O.S.F.S.), Communio 4 (1977) 195-225; reprinted in The Clergy Review 63.8 (August 1978) 294-309.

27. "On Understanding 'Human Sexuality'" (with John Harvey O.S.F.S.). Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press Synthesis Series, 1977. An expanded version of no. 26.

28. "The Role of Work in Fulfilling the Right to Integral Human Development: A Roman Catholic Perspective," Social Thought 3 (1977) 67-77.

29. "The Meaning and Nature of the Natural Law in Thomas Aquinas," American Journal of Jurisprudence 22 (1977) 168-189.

30. "Contraception, Abstinence, and Responsible Parenthood," Faith & Reason 3.1 (Spring, 1977) 34-52.

31. "Sterilization: Catholic Teaching and Catholic Practice," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 77.11-12 (August-September 1977) 9-22; translated and published in Italian as "La Sterilizazione: dottrina e pratica cattoliche," L'Ancora nell'Unità di Salute 1.6 (1979) 522-540.

32. "Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage," Jurist 37 (1977) 266-286.

33. "Christian Morality," New Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 17. Supplement. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 1977.

34. "Gospel and Law," New Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 17, Supplement. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 1977.

35. "Natural Law," New Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 17, Supplement. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 1977.

36. "Modern Catholic Ethics: The New Situationism," Faith & Reason 4.2 (1978) 21-38.

37. "Double Effect, Principle of," Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. Warren T. Reich. New York: Free Press, 1978. I.168-175.

38. "The Magisterium and Moral Theology," in Symposium on the Magisterium, ed. John J. O'Rourke and S. Thomas Greenburg. Boston: St. Paul Editions, 1978, pp. 71-94.

39. "Marriage and the Church's Task: A Comment," The Clergy Review 73.9 (September, 1978) 349-354.

40. "Sexuality and Fidelity in Marriage," Communio 5.3 (1978) 275-293.

41. "The Moral Meaning of Human Acts," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 79.1 (October 1978) 10-21.

42. "Male and Female: The Sexual Significance," in Catholic Faith and Human Life: Proceedings of the First Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, ed. George A. Kelly. New York: Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, 1979, pp. 62-69.

43. "Conjugal Love," in Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Convention, The Catholic Theological Society of America, Vol. 33, ed. Luke Salm. Washington, D.C.: Catholic Theological Society of America, 1979, pp. 135-142.

44. "Fertility Awareness and Sexuality," Linacre Quarterly 46.1 (February 1979) 20-26.

45. "Natural Family Planning: Father Häring's Position: An Essay Review," Social Thought 5 (Summer 1979) 67-71.

46. The Unity of the Moral and Spiritual Life. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press Synthesis Series, 1979.

47. "An Integrist Understanding of Human Sexuality," in Dimensions of Human Sexuality, ed. Dennis Dougherty. New York: Doubleday, 1979, pp. 94-124.

48. "Toward a Catholic Understanding of Human Sexuality," in Faith & Reason 6.2 (Summer, 1980) 99-199.

49. Catholic Perspectives: The Right to Die (with Richard Westley). Chicago: Thomas More Press, 1980.

50. "Reverencing Human Life in Its Generation," in The New Technologies of Birth and Death, ed. Donald McCarthy. St. Louis: Pope John XXIII Medical Moral Center, 1980, pp. 56-79.

51. "Human Sexuality: A Reply to Father Connolly" (with John Harvey O.S.F.S.), Australasian Catholic Record 57.4 (October 1980) 402-411.

52. "The Natural Law and Objective Morality: A Thomistic Perspective," in Principles of Catholic Moral Life, ed. William E. May. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1980, pp. 151-192; reprinted in Readings in Moral Theology. No. 7: Natural Law and Theology, ed. Charles E. Curran and Richard A. McCormick, S.J. New York: Paulist Press, 1991, pp. 333-368.

53. Sex, Marriage, and Chastity: Reflections of a Catholic Layman, Spouse, and Parent. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1981.

54. "Church Teaching and the Immorality of Contraception," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 82.4 (January 1981) 9-18.

55. "Roman Catholic Ethics and Beneficence," in Beneficence and Health Care, ed. Earl Shelp. Vol. 11 of Philosophy and Medicine. Dordrecht, Holland, and Boston, U.S.A.: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1982, pp. 127-151.

56. "Artful Childmaking: Reproduction or Procreation?" Homiletic and Pastoral Review 82.8 (May 1982) 24-32, 43-46.

57. "Meeting Ethical Dilemmas in Health Care: Some Basic Criteria," Linacre Quarterly 49.3 (August 1982) 248-265.

58. "The Christian Family: A Believing and Evangelizing Community," Fidelity 2.1 (December 1982) 12-13, 24.

59. "The Christian Family: Sharing in the Life and Mission of the Church," in Pope John Paul II and the Family, ed. Michael Wrenn. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1983, pp. 167-192.

60. "'Begotten, not Made': Reflections on the Laboratory Generation of Human Life," in Pope John Paul II Lecture Series in Bioethics, ed. Francis J. Lescoe and David Q. Liptak, Vol. I, Perspectives in Bioethics. Cromwell, CT: Pope John Paul II Bioethics Center, 1983, pp. 31-60.

61. "The Liberating Truth of Catholic Teaching on Sexual Morality," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 83.10 (July 1983) 21-29.

62. "The Twilight of Socialism," Catholicism in Crisis 1.9 (August 1983) 16-17.

63. Contraception and Catholics. Common Faith Tract No. 5. Front Royal, VA: Christendom College Press, 1983.

64. "The Christian Family in Today's World," Faith & Reason 9.4 (Winter 1983) 267-281.

65. Contraception, "Humanae Vitae," and Catholic Moral Thought. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press Synthesis Series, 1984. [Published previously in Italian, "La contracezione, l'Humanae Vitae, e la concezione dell'etica cattolica," L'Ancora nell'Unità di Salute 1.2 (1979) 132-161.]

66. Sex and the Sanctity of Human Life. Front Royal, VA: Christendom College Press, 1984.

67. "Aquinas and Janssens on the Moral Meaning of Human Acts," The Thomist 48.4 (1984) 566-616.

68. "The Natural Law Doctrine of Francis Suarez," New Scholasticism 58.4 (1984) 409-423.

69. Catholic Sexual Ethics: A Summary, Explanation, and Defense (with Ronald Lawler, O.F.M. Cap. and Joseph M. Boyle). Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor Press, 1985.

70.  "Abortion, Catholic Teaching, and Public Policy," Linacre Quarterly 52.1 (February 1985) 38-44.

71. "Vatican Declaration on Sexual Ethics and the Moral Methodology of Vatican Council II," Linacre Quarterly 52.2 (May 1985) 116-133.

72. "Nakedness, the Body, and Sexual Shame in the Thought of Pope John Paul II," Fidelity 4.8 (July 1985) 25-28.

73. "'Begotten, Not Made': Further Reflections on the Laboratory Generation of Human Life," International Review of Natural Family Planning 10.1 (Spring 1986) 1-22.

74. "Medicine and Human Life," a pamphlet. Washington, D.C.: National Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1986.

75. "Marriage and Human Dignity," in "Questions of Special Urgency": The Church and the Modern World Two Decades After Vatican Council II, ed. Judith Dwyer, S.S.J. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 1986, pp. 19-36.

76. "Conscience Formation and the Teaching of the Church," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 87.1 (October 1986) 11-20.

77. "The Rights of the Child in the Family," The Young Patient: Proceedings of the Annual Conference (1986), ed.Nicholas Tonti-Filippini. Melbourne: St. Vincent's Bioethics Centre, 1986, pp. 29-43.

78. "Youth and Chastity: Becoming Full Persons in Christ," in ibid., pp. 101-117.

79. "Christian Marriage and Married Love," Anthropos: Rivista di Studi sulla Persona e la Famiglia 2 (1986) 95-130.

80. "Maguire on 'Catholicism Confronts Modernity,'" Horizons: Journal of the College Theology Society 13.2 (1986) 378-381.

81. "Catholic Moral Teaching and the Limits of Dissent," in Vatican Authority and American Catholic Dissent: The Curran Case and Its Consequences, ed. William W. May. New York: Crossroads Books, 1987, pp. 87-102.

82. "Making True Moral Judgments and Good Moral Choices," Faith & Reason 13.3 (1987) 283-299.

83. "Sin," in Encyclopedia of Theology, ed. Joseph Komonchak et al. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, Inc. 1987, 954-967.

84. "Feeding and Hydrating the Permanently Unconscious and Other Vulnerable Persons" (with Robert Barry, O.P., et al., Issues in Law and Medicine 3.3 (Winter 1987) 203-211.

85. "Catholic Principles of Scholarship and Learning," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 88.5 (February 1988) 7-16.

86. "The 'Simple Case' of In Vitro Fertilization," Linacre Quarterly 55.1 (February 1988) 29-36.

87. "Sexual Ethics and Human Dignity," in Persona, Verità e Morale: Atti del Congresso Internazationale di Teologia Morale (Roma: 7-12 Aprile, 1986). Rome: Città Nuova Editrice, 1987, pp. 477-495.

88. "'Every Marital Act Ought to Be Open to New Life': Toward a Clearer Understanding" (with Germain Grisez, Joseph M. Boyle, and John Finnis), The Thomist 52.3 (1988) 365-426; published in Italian under the title, "'Ogni atto coniugale deve essere aperto a uno nuova vita': verso una comprensione più precisa," in Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi sulla Persona e la Famiglia 4.1 (May 1988) 73-122.

89. The Teaching of "Humanae Vitae": A Defense (with Germain Grisez, Joseph M. Boyle, John Finnis, and John Ford, S.J.). San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988. An expanded version of no. 88.

90. "Personalist Ethics," New Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. 18, Supplement, ed. Berard Marthaler. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1988.

91. "Catholic Moral Teaching on In Vitro Fertilization," in Reproductive Technologies, Marriage, and the Church, ed. Donald McCarthy. Braintree, MA: Pope John XXIII Medical-Moral Center, 1988, pp. 107-121.

92. "The Sanctity of Human Life, Marriage, and the Family in the Thought of Pope John Paul II," Annales Theologici: Rivista di Teologia del Centro Accademico Romano della Santa Croce 2.1 (1988) 83-98.

93. "Can Ethics Be Contradictory?: A Response to Gerard Hughes, S.J." in Catholic Perpectives in Medical Ethics, ed. Edmund D. Pellegrino et al. Utrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, pp. 97-201.

94. "A Roman Catholic Response to J. L. Palmer's 'Christian Morality Adrift,'" in A Society in Peril, ed. Kevin Perotta and John C. Blattner. Ann Arbor: Servant Books, 1989, pp. 85-94.

95. "The Moral Methodology of Vatican Council II and the Teaching of Humanae Vitae and Persona Humana," Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi sulla Persona e la Famiglia 5.1 (1989) 29-46.

96. Moral Absolutes: Catholic Tradition, Current Trends, and the Truth. The Pere Marquette Lecture in Theology, 1989. Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 1989.

97. "Humanae Vitae, Natural Law, and Catholic Moral Thought," in Humanae Vitae: 20 Anni Dopo: Atti del Secondo Congresso Internazionale di Teologia Morale (Roma 9-12 november 1988), Milan: Edizioni Ares, 1989, pp. 43-71.

98. "Catholic Teaching on the Laboratory Generation of Human Life," in The Gift of Life: The Proceedings of a National Conference on the Vatican Instruction on Reproductive Ethics and Technology, ed. Thomas Hilgers, M.D. and Marilyn Wallace, R.S.M. Omaha: Pope Paul VI Institute Press, 1990, pp. 77-92.

99. "Ethical Issues in Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning," To the Unborn with Love: Essays in Honour of Daniel Ch. Overduin, compiled by Jan R. Schmidt. Adelaide: Lutheran Publishing House, 1990, pp. 159-167.

100. "Criteria for Withholding or Withdrawing Treatment," Linacre Quarterly 57.3 (August 1990) 81-90.

101. "People's Needs, Moral Truth, and Priests," in The Catholic Priest as Moral Teacher and Guide, ed. Thomas Herron. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1990, pp. 71-90.

102. An Introduction to Moral Theology. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor Press, 1991.

103. "Church Magisterium and Public Dissent," in Teaching the Catholic Faith: Central Questions for the '90s. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars. New York: St. John's University Edition, 1991, pp. 137-154.

104. "Church Institutions: The International Theological Commission," in ibid., pp. 161-172.

105. "Christian Faith and Its 'Fulfillment' of the Natural Moral Law," Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi sulla Persona e la Famiglia 7.2 (December 1991) 155-169.

106. "Catholic Teaching on the Laboratory Generation of Human Life," in Trust the Truth: A Symposium on the Twentieth Anniversary of Humanae Vitae, ed. Russell E. Smith. Braintree, MA: Pope John XXIII Medical Moral Center, 1991, pp. 189-210.

107. "The Sanctity of Human Life," in In Search of a National Morality: A Manifesto for Evangelicals and Catholics, ed. William B. Ball. Grand Rapids: Baker House, and San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1992, pp. 103-111.

108. "Abortion, Moral Absolutes, and Dissent from Magisterial Teaching," in Abortion: A New Generation of Catholic Responses, ed. Stephen J. Heaney. Braintree, MA: Pope John XXIII Medical Moral Center, 1992, pp. 277-298.

109. "Marriage and the Complementarity of Male and Female," Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi sulla Persona e la Famiglia 8.1 (June 1992) 41-60.

110. "The Teaching of Theologians from St. Thomas Aquinas until Vatican Council II on the Existence of Moral Absolutes," Faith & Reason 18.2 (Summer, 1992) 139-180.

111. "Persons, Sex, and Families," Providence: Studies in Western Civilization 1.1 (1992) 1-25.

112. "The Moral Status of the Unborn," Linacre Quarterly 59.4 (November, 1992) 76-83.

113. "Il dissenso: la sua natura e la sua inconciliabilità con la missione del teologo nella Chiesa," in Congregazione per la Dottrina Della Fede, "Donum Veritatis": Istruzione e commenti, No. 14 in the Collana, Documenti e Studi. Città del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1993, pp. 139-144.

114. "Libertad, Normas Morales y Virtudes," Montalegre: Servicio de Documentacion 10.3 (Abril 1993), 1-18.

115. Critical Review of Janet Smith, Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later, Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi sulla persona e famiglia 9.1 (Giugno 1993) 125-134.

116. Translation of Ramon Garcia de Haro, Marriage and Family in the Documents of the Magisterium: A Course in the Theology of Marriage. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1993.

117. "Is There a Right to Die?" Linacre Quarterly 60.4 (1993) 35-44.

118. "From Dissent to Full Acceptance: Realizing the Full Riches of Humanae Vitae," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 94.2 (November, 1993), 17-24.

119. "The Theology of Marriage," The Thomas More Centre Bulletin 5.3 (October 1993) 2-6.

120. "Calming the Dissent: Understanding the Profound Message of Humanae Vitae," Catholic Medical Quarterly 44.2 (November, 1993) 5-13.

121. "Contraception," in Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal 16.1 (1993) 75-79.

122. “Living a Christian Life by Germain Grisez,” Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi sulla persona e la famiglia 9.2 (1993) 245-249.

123. "The Management of Ectopic Pregnancies: A Moral Analysis," in The Fetal Tissue Issue: Medical a Ethical Aspects, ed. Peter Cataldo and Albert S. Moraczewski, O.P. Braintree, MA: Pope John XXIII Center, 1994, pp. 121-148.

124. "Santità e vita ordinaria,” in Santità e Mondo: Atti del Convegno teologico di studio sugli insegnamenti del beato Josemaría Escrivá (Roma, 1-14 ottobre 1993), ed. Manuel Belda et al. Città del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1994, pp. 43-70. Eng. tr., “Holiness and Ordinary Life in the Teaching of Blessed Josemaría Escrivá,” in Holiness and the World: Studies in the Teachings of Blessed Josemariá Escrivá, ed. M.Belda. Princeton, N.J.: Scepter Publications, 1997, pp.53-88.

125. "Work, Theology of, " in The New Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought, ed. Judith Dwyer. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1994, pp. 991-1002.

126. "Human Personhood, Love, and Life," Catholic International: The Documentary Window on the World 5.5 (May, 1994) 243-248.

127. "Los Actos Intrinsicamente Malos y la Ensenanza de la Enciclica Veritatis Splendor," Scripta Theologica 26.1 (1994).

128. "Veritatis Splendor: An Overview of the Encyclical," Communio: International Catholic Review 21 (Summer, 1994), 1-23.

129. "Theologians and Theologies in the Encyclical Veritatis Splendor," Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi su Persona e la Famiglia 10.1 (1994) 39-59.

130. “Indissolubility, Divorce and Holy Communion: An Open Letter to Archbishop Saier, Bishop Lehmann, and Bishop Kasper” (with Germain Grisez and John Finnis), New Blackfriars 75, No. 883 (June 1994) 321-330.

131. "Moral Theologians and Veritatis Splendor,"  Homiletic and Pastoral Review 95.3 (December 1994) 7-16.

132. "The Family as a Saved and Saving Community: A Specific and Original Ecclesial Role" (With Patricia A. May), in The Christian Family in the World Today: Proceedings of the 16th Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars. Steubenville, OH: Franciscan University Press, 1994, pp. 179-201.

133. An Introduction to Moral Theology. Revised edition. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 1994.

134. Marriage: The Rock on Which the Family Is Built. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1995.

135. "The International Theological Commission," New Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. 19 (1995).

136. "The Splendor of Accuracy: How Accurate," The Thomist 59.3 (July, 1995) 465-483.

137. "Pope John Paul II's Encyclical Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life)," The Catholic Faith 1.1 (Sept.-Oct. 1995) 17-24.

138. "Unjust Laws and Catholic Citizens: Opposition, Cooperation, and Tolerance," Homiletic and Pastoral Review 96.2 (Nov. 1995) 7-14. An Italian translation of this essay "Legge ingiuste e cittadini cattolici: opposizione, cooperazione e tolleranza," was published in I Cattolici e La Società Pluralistica: Il caso delle 'leggi imperfette': Atti del I Colloquio sui cattolici nella società pluralistica (Roma: 9-12 novembre, 1994), eds. Joseph Joblin and Real Tremblay (Bologna: Edizioni Studio Domenicano, 1996), pp. 247-260.

139. "Anthropological Advances in Humanae Vitae," in Humanae Vitae: Prophetic Service for Humanity, ed. Alfonso Cardinal Lopez Trujillo and Elio Sgreccia. Rome: Edizione Ave, 1995. Italian text, pp,. 179-194; English text, pp. 371-386.

140. "The Sacredness of Life: An Overview of the Beginning," Linacre Quarterly 63.1 (February 1996) 87-96.

141. "The Christian Moral Life," Laywitness 17.1 (Jan/Feb. 1996) 4-5, 24-25.

142. Catholic Sexual Ethics: A Summary, Explanation, and Defense. Updated Edition (with Ronald Lawler, OFM Cap and Joseph Boyle). Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor Press, 1996. This Updated Edition contains a new chapter, written by May, on "Recent Magisterial Teaching and 'Catholic Sexual Ethics.'"

143. The Church's Mission of Evangelization: Essays in Honor of The Most Reverend Agostino Cacciavillan, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to the United States of America on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, contributing editor (my article, "Evangelization: Apostolate and the Personal Vocation of Laymen and Laywomen)." Steubenville, OH: Franciscan University of Steubenville Press, 1996, pp. 265-286.

144. "Veritatis Splendor and Natural Law: From First Principles to Moral Absolutes," Rivista Teologica di Lugano 1.2 (1996) 193-216.

145. "The Call to Holiness and Health Care as Service," Linacre Quarterly 64.2 (May, 1997), 66-73.

146. "Apostolate," in Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic Doctrine, ed. Russell Shaw. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 1997, pp. 20-25.

147. "The Link Between the Natural Law and the Question of the Good," Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi sulla Persona e la Famiglia 13.1 (1997), 225-231.

148. "Caring for Persons in the 'Persistent Vegetative State,'" Anthropotes: Rivista di Studi sulla Persona e la Famiglia 13.2 (1997) 317-332.

149. "'Irreconcilable Concepts of the Human Person and Human Sexuality,'" The Catholic Faith 3.1 (January-February 1997) 38-43.

150. "'A Profoundly Different Understanding," The Catholic Faith 3.2 (March-April 1997) 25-29.

151. "Donum Vitae: Catholic Teaching concerning Homologous In Vitro Fertilization, in Infertility: A Crossroad of Faith, Medicine, and Technology, ed. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J. Vol. 53 in the series Philosophy and Medicine, Vol. 3 in the subseries Catholic Studies in Bioethics. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, pp. 73-92.

152. “Moral Criteria for the Family of Today,” in The Family Revolution: Rebuilding Traditional Family Life in the Third Millenium, ed. Mary Gottschalk. Princeton, N.J.: Scepter Publishers, 1997, pp. 89-103.

153. "Recent Moral Theology: Servais Pinckaers and Benedict Ashley," The Thomist 62.1 (1998) 117-131.

154. "Germain Grisez on Moral Principles and Moral Norms: Natural and Christian," in Natural Law & Moral Inquiry: Ethics, Metaphysics, and Politics in the Work of Germain Grisez, ed. Robert P. George. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1998, pp. 3-35.

155. "Love and Sex: The Redemption of Sexuality," Liberty, Life and Family: An Interdisciplinary Journal 3.2 (1998) 227-242.

156. Catholic Sexual Ethics (with Ronald Lawler and Joseph Boyle). Revised edition: Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 1998. This is a substantive revision of nos. 69 and 141. May was responsible for most of this revised version.

157. "La 'communio personarum' e l'atto coniugale," in Morale Coniugale e Sacramento della Penitenza: Riflessioni sul 'Vademecum per i confessori', eds. Alfonso Cardinal Lopez Trujillo and Francisco Gil Hellin. Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1998, pp. 135-150.

158. “Methotrexate and Ectopic Pregnancies,” Ethics & Medics 23.3 (March, 1998) 1-2.

159. “Catholic Health Care and Contraception,” Ethics & Medics 23.5 (May, 1998) 1-2.

160. “Cloning Humans vs. Begetting Children,” NaProEthics Forum 3.6 (November, 1998) 2-3

161. "Bioethics and Human Life," in Natural Law and Contemporary Public Policy, ed. David Forte. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 1998, pp. 41-54.

162. “Tube Feeding and the ‘Vegetative State:’ A Critique of a Certain Argument” Ethics & Medics 23.11 (December, 1998) 1-2.

163. "Pope John Paul II, Moral Theology, and Moral Theologians," in Veritatis Splendor and the Renewal of Moral Theology, eds. Augustine DiNoia and Romanus Cessario. Chicago: Midwest Theological Forum, 1999, pp. 211-240.

164. “Tube Feeding and the ‘Vegetative State’: The Case for Doing So,” Ethics & Medics 24.1 (January, 1999) 3-4.

165. “Partial-Birth Abortion,” L’Osservatore Romano (English ed.) no. 35 (1 September 1999) 4-5.

166. Let the Little Children Come to Me”: Contraception & Catholicism. New Hope, KY: New Hope Life Center, 1999. A reprint of no. 63, with a “1999 Postscript.”

167. “The Communio Personarum and the Marital Act,” Liberty, Life and Family 4.1 (1999) 89-106. An English version of no. 157.

168. “Sorting Out ‘Rights’ Language,” NaProEthics Forum 5.1 (January 2000) 2-3.

169. “Teaching Authority in the Church, Morality, and Dissent,” Catholic Dossier: Issues in the Round 6.3 (May-June 2000) 9-12.

170. “Proclaiming the Church’s Teaching on Marriage in the Age of Birth Control and Dissent,” in Keeping Faith: Msgr. George A. Kelly’s Battle for the Church: A Colloquy,  ed. Patrick G.D. Riley. Front Royal, VA: Christendom Press, 2000, pp. 63-96.

171. Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 2000.

172. “The Father’s Indispensable Role,” The NaProEthics Forum 6.1 (January 2001) 2-3.

173. “Marriage: A Common Endeavour,” Faith 33.1 (January-February 2001) 12-18.

174. "The Christian Moral Life and Evangelization: Contemporary Culture, Conscience, and the Magisterium, " in With Mind and Heart Renewed: Essays in Honor of Rev. John  F. Harvey, O.S.F.S., ed. Thomas Dailey, O.S.F.S. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2001, pp. 59-77.

175. “Contraception and the ‘Culture of Death,’” in Marriage, the Common Good, and Public Policy: Proceedings of the 22nd Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, ed. Kenneth Whitehead. South Bend, IN: St. Augustine’s Press, 2001, pp. 171-203.

176. “The Vocation of a Catholic Teacher/Scholar,” Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly 24.2 (Spring, 2001) 8-16.

177. “‘Jodie’ and ‘Mary’: Separating the Maltese Twins,” The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 1.3 (Autumn, 2001), 407-416.

178. “Contraception, Gateway to the ‘Culture of Death,’” Faith 33.4 (Jul/Aug 2001) 7-15.

179. Catholic Sexual Ethics. New Haven, CT: Knights of Columbus Veritas Series, 2001.

180. Translation of Livio Melina, Sharing in the Virtues of Christ. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2001.

181. “The Mission of Fatherhood,” Josephinum: Journal of Theology, New Series, 9.1 (Winter/Spring 2002) 42-55.

182. “Dio, la vita morale e la coscienza,” Rivista Teologica di Lugano 7.1 (2002), 85-97

183. “The Difference Between a ‘Right’ and a ‘Liberty’ and the Significance of This Difference in Debates over Public Policy on Abortion and Euthanasia,” Catholic Social Science Review, 7 (2002) 115-127.

184. “The Body, Sex, and Advertising,” NaProEthics Forum 7.6 (November, 2002) 2-3.

185. “Nuevas Tecnologías Reproductivas y Enseñanza Catolica,” in Vivir y Morir con Dignidad: Temas fundamentales de Bioetica en una sociedad plural, eds. Ana Marta González González, Elena Postigo Solana, Susana Aulestiarte Jiménez. Pamplona: EUNSA, 2002, pp. 47-78.

186. “Evangelium Vitae 78 and the Problem of the Lesser Evil,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 2.4 (Autumn, 2002), 577-579.

187. “The Morality of ‘Rescuing’ Frozen Embryos,” in What Is Man, O Lord? The Human Person in a Biotech Age. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Bishops’ Workshop, ed. Edward J. Furton. Boston: National Catholic Bioethics Center, 2002, pp. 201-216.

188. “Divine Filiation and Our Mission to Continue Christ’s Redemptive Work in the World,” in Lavoro e Vita Quotidiana (La Grandezza della Vita Quotidiana: Roma, 8/11 Gennaio 2002), a cura di Giorgio Faro. Roma: Edizioni Università della Santa Croce, 2003, pp. 59-70.

189. “Begetting vs. Making Babies,” in Human Dignity and Reproductive Technology, ed. Nicholas Lund-Molfese and Michael L. Kelly. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2003,  pp. 81-94.

190. “Philosophical Anthropology and Evangelium Vitae,Acta Philosophica 12.2 (2003), 311-322.

191. “Scelta libera (‘free choice’),” in Lexicon: Termini ambigui e discussi su famiglia vita e questioni etiche, a cura del Pontificio Consiglio per la Famiglia. Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 2003, 775-786.

192. An Introduction to Moral Theology. Second Edition: Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 2003, a substantive revision and enlargement of a work originally published in 1991 and enlarged in 1994.

193. “Tube Feeding and Ms. ‘B’,” National Catholic Bioethics Center Quarterly 3.1 (Spring, 2003), 12-15.

194. “The Church’s Moral Teaching, Holiness, and Personal Vocation,” Faith & Reason 28.2 (2003) 193-206.

195. “Human Dignity and Biomedical Research: The Respective Positions of the Subject of Research and the Researcher,” in Ethics of Biomedical Research in a Christian Vision: Proceedings of the Ninth Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican City, 24-26 February 2003), eds. Juan de Dios Vial Correa and Elio Sgreccia. Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2004, pp.172-190 .

196. “Bioethics and Theology: How Are They Related?” in Quale Personalismo? Ed. Elio Sgreccia. Rome: Università cattolica di sacro cuore, 2004.

197. “Contemporary Perspectives on Thomistic Natural Law,” in St. Thomas and the Natural Law Tradition, eds. John Goyette, Mark Latkovic, and Richard Myers. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2004, pp. 138-184.

198. “On the Impossibility of Same-Sex Marriage: A Review of Catholic Teaching,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly  4.2 (Summer, 2004) 303-316.

199. “The New Evangelization, Christian Moral Life in Light of Veritatis Splendor, and the Family,” Nova et Vetera 2.2 (2004).

200. Free Choice, Baptism, and the Christian Moral Life, in Camminare nella luce: Prospettive della Teologia Morale a 10 Anni da Veritatis Splendor, ed. cura di Msgr. Livio Melina. Roma: Pontificia Universita Lateranense, 2004, pp. 455-459.

201. Same-Sex Marriage: Impossible! in Faith 36.5 (September 2004).

202. Magisterial Teachings Concerning Non-Traditional Households, in The Catholic Citizen: Debating the Issues of Justice (Proceedings from the 26th Annual  Conference of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars), ed. Kenneth D. Whitehead  (South Bend, IN: St.. Augustine's Press, 2004), pp. 46-52.

203. The Good of the Spouses and Marriage as a Vocation to Holiness, in The Future of Marriage and Family: Proceedings of the 27th Annual Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, ed. Kenneth Whitehead (South Bend: St. Augustine's Press, 2006).

204. Veritatis Splendor and Bioethics, in Pope John Paul II and Bioethics, ed. Christopher Tollefsen.Volume 5 of Catholic Studies in Bioethics in the Series Philosophy and Medicine. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004 pp. 35-50.

205. "On 'Rescuing' Frozen Embryos: Why the Decision Is Moral" National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 5.1 (Spring 2005) 51-58.

206. "Caring for Persons in Persistent Vegetative State and John Paul II's March 20 2004 Address," in Medicina e Morale, 55 (Maggio/Giungno 2005) 535-555.

207. "'Male and Female He Created Them': Catechesis on Human Sexuality and Sexual Ethics," in The Great Life: Essays in Doctrine and Holiness in Honor of Father Ronald Lawler, O.F.M. Cap., eds. Michael Aquilina and Kenneth Ogorek. Steubenville, OH: Emmaus Road Publishing, 2005, pp. 127-150.

208.John Paul II's Moral Theology on Trial: A Reply to Charles E. Curran(with E. Christian Brugger), The Thomist, 69.2 (April 2005) 279-312.

209.Anthropology and Morality: Bodily Life as a Good Intrinsic to Persons and the Absolute Inviolability of Innocent Human Life, in Lo Splendore della Vita: Vangelo, Scienza, ed Etica, eds. Livio Melina and José Noriega (Vatican City: Pontificia Università Lateranensis, 2006).

210.Pope John Paul II and Bioethics: Bodily Life as Integral to the Human Person, International Journal of Bioethics 1.1 (2006).

211. Humanae Vitae, in Social Thought, Social Science, Social Policy: An Encyclopedia, eds. Stephen Krason, Richard Myers, Joseph Varacalli (2004).

212. Marriage, in ibid.

213.Organ Donation/Brain Death, in ibid.

214.”The Misinterpretation of John Paul’s Teaching in Evangelium Vitae n. 73,”National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 6.4 (Winter 2006) 705-718.

215. “The Object of the Acting Woman in Embryo Rescue,” in
Human Embryo Adoption: Bioetchnology, Marriage, and the Right to Life, eds. Thomas V. Berg, L.C. and Edward J. Furton. Philadelphia and Thornton, NY: National Catholic Bioethics Center and The Westchester Institute for Ethics & the Human Person, 2006, pp.135-164.

216. “The Significance of Michael Waldstein’s Introduction to and Translation of John Paul II’s ‘Theology of the Body,’” in
Indian Journal of Family Studies 4.3 (December, 2006), 7-25.

217. “Proxy Consent for Nontherapeutic Experimentation,”
National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 7.2 (Summer, 2007) 239-248.

218. “Caring for Persons in the Persistent Vegetative State and John Paul II’s March 20, 2004 Address,” a revised and updated version of an earlier article and now found as Chapter 2 in
Care for Persons in the “Vegetative” State, ed. Christopher Tollefsen,.Volume 7 of Catholic Studies in Bioethics in the Series Philosophy and Medicine. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2007, pp. 60-83.

219. Review of
The Case of Terri Schiavo: Ethics at the End of Life., Arthur J. Caplan, James J. McCartney, and Dominic A. Sisti, eds; Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us by David Gibbs with Bob DeMoss. In National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 7.1 (Spring, 2007). 197-203.

220. The ‘Good of the Spouses’ and Marriage as a Vocation to Holiness,” in
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221. Review Essay of HealthCare Ethics, 5th ed. Benedict Ashley, O.P., Jean DeBlois, C.S.J., and Kevin O’Rourke,,O.P. Georgetown University Press, 2006, in
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222. “The Theological Significance of the Consummation of Marriage, Contraception, Using Condoms to Prevent HIV, and Same-Sex Unions,”
Josephinum Journal of Theology, 14.2 (Summer/Fall, 2007) 207-217; an alternate version appeared in Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly 30.4 (Winter, 2007) 9-14.

223. “Humanae Vitae at Forty,”
Catholic World Report July, 2008.

224. Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life. Second Edition. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 2008.

225. Critical Review of “Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics by Margaret A.Farley,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 8.4 (Winter 2008) 703-798.

226.”Free Choice, Human Dignity, and the Unity of the Moral and Spiritual Life,”
The Incarnate Word, Vol.2, No. 5, June 2008, 41-62.

227. Marriage: The Rock on Which the Family in Built. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Ignatius, 2009.

228. “The Cultural and Ecclesial Situation 1964-1967 Paving the Way for Dissent from Humanae Vitae,” Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly Vol. 32.No. 3 (Fall, 2009) 10-19.

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230.“Changing the Hearts and Minds of Those Embracing the Culture of Death: A Suggested Strategy,”
The Linacre Quarterly 77.2 (February 2010), 9-16.

231. “The United Nations and the Unborn Child: A Review Essay of Rita Joseph’s Human Rights and the Unborn Child, Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2008,” in
Voices: Women for Faith and Family, Vol. XXIV, No. 4 (2009), 29-32.

232. “Review Essay; Gilbert Meilaender’s Bioethics: A Primer for Christians,”
National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly (Summer, Vol. 10. No. 1 (2010), 341-49.

233. “Martin Rhonheimer and Some Disputed Issues in Medical Ethics,” The Linacre Quarterly 77.3 August 2010), 329-353.

234. “Review Essay of Moral Theology After Humanae Vitae: Fundamental Issues in Moral Theory  Sexual Ethics by D. Vincent Twomey, SVD,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Vol.11,No. 3 (Summer, 2011) 393-405.

235. “The Teaching of Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI on the Ten Commandments,” in Reading the Decalogue Through the Centuries, ed. Timothy Larsen and Jeffrey Greenman. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2012, in press.

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