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Title: La différence à vénir
Subtitle: Approche théologique
Author(s): LACROIX, Xavier
Journal: Marriage, Families & Spirituality
Volume: 6    Issue: 1   Date: Spring 2000   
Pages: 48-53
DOI: 10.2143/INT.6.1.2004602

Abstract :

The Making of Gender Differences

In his reply to A. Vansteenwegen’s observations from the standpoint of psychology X. Lacroix seeks to elucidate from a theological viewpoint the relation between rules and vocation, between social construction and the biological imprint of gender differences. If we accept that in the present conception of partnership female values are dominant, the question arises as to how the relations between the sexes would turn out if male elements were more strongly to the fore. And what are these male or patriarchal elements? It is clearly up to each couple how the non-objective differences between the sexes develop

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