Table of contents for Clerical culture : contradiction and transformation : the culture of the diocesan priests of the United States Catholic Church / Michael L. Papesh.

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 Part One: Focusing the Issuesxx
 1. A Personal Storyxx
 a. Sexual Assault and Its Consequencesxx
 b. Inspiration and Opportunityxx
 i. The Situation in the Diocese of
 ii. The Diocese's Responsexx
 c. The Subjectxx
 2. The Problemxx
 a. The Focusing Questionxx
 b. The Causes of the Scandalxx
 c. What Is Culture?xx
 d. What Is Clerical Culture?xx
 e. The Task Before Usxx
 f. The Bottom Linexx
 3. How the Clerical Culture Came to Bexx
 a. Fathoming the Historical Depths Below the
Word Clericalxx
 b. The First Generationsxx
 c. The Second and Third Centuriesxx
 d. The Fourth and Fifth Centuriesxx
 i. Changes in the Roles of Presyters and
 ii. The Beginnings of Celibacyxx
 e. The Monastic Centuriesxx
 i. General Church Structurexx
 ii. The Bishop's Rolexx
 iii. The Shift in the Ideal of Holinessxx
 iv. Changes in the Massxx
 v. Changes in the Understanding of the
 vi. By the End of the Monastic Centuriesxx
 4. The Clerical Culture: Set for the Agesxx
 a. The Harmony of Hierarchyxx
 i. The Impact of the Pseudo-Dionysiusxx
 ii. The Clerical Hierarchy and the
 iii. Celibacyxx
 iv. The Clergy/Laity Splitxx
 b. Protesting Reform and Countering Itxx
 i. The Questions of the Reformersxx
 ii. The Council of Trentxx
 c. Ramparts Catholicismxx
 i. The Church Turned Inwardxx
 ii. The Ordainedxx
 iii. Increasing Centralization of the
 d. The Second Vatican Councilxx
 i. Redefinition of Roles Lay and
 ii. Trent and Vatican IIxx
 e. The Meaning of Clerical Culture Todayxx
 5. Theological Underpinningsxx
 a. Dulles' Models: A Handle for
 b. Communio Theologyxx
 i. Ratzinger and Dulles Comparedxx
 ii. Implications for Transforming Clerical
 c. Theology of Godxx
 d. Conclusionxx
 Part Two: The Contradictionsxx
 6. Priestly Formationxx
 a. Seminary Formationxx
 i. Some Historical Perspectivexx
 ii. The Minor and Major Seminaryxx
 iii. The Seminary System Todayxx
 iv. Program for Priestly Formationxx
 v. Seminary Admissions and Candidate
 vi. Sexual Repressionxx
 vii. Conclusionxx
 b. The Ongoing Formation of Priestsxx
 c. Contradiction One: Formed Inside Clerical
Culture for Ministry Outside Itxx
 d. Contradiction Two: Promised to Celibacy but
Ill-equipped to Live Itxx
 7. Priest Accountabilityxx
 a. The Bishop and the Chanceryxx
 i. Chancery Officialsxx
 ii. The Chancery's Functioningxx
 b. Contradiction Three: Accountable Within
Clerical Culture for Ministry Outside Itxx
 c. Contradiction Four: Priests Are Dependent and
 d. Contradiction Five: Shepherd of the Flock and
Corporate CEOxx
 e. Contradiction Six: Priests Are Highly
Circumscribed in Ministry yet Broadly Trustedxx
 8. A Priest's Personal Support Systemxx
 a. The Institutional Relationships Contextxx
 i. The Bishopxx
 ii. Other Priestsxx
 iii. Staff and the Peoplexx
 b. The Personal Relationships Contextxx
 i. Family and Old Friendsxx
 ii. Other Priestsxx
 c. Contradiction Seven: Wanting Relationships in
Ministry but Obliged to Cautionxx
 d. Contradiction Eight: A Community Leader but
Personally Lonelyxx
 9. Living a Double Lifexx
 a. Contradiction Nine: Ministers of Unity in a
Fractured Clerical Culturexx
 i. Competitionxx
 ii. Clerical Envyxx
 iii. Generational Differencesxx
 iv. Episcopal Supportxx
 v. Varied Priest Backgroundxx
 vi. Differences of Language, Culture, and
Place of Originxx
 vii. Differing Theology and Spiritualityxx
 b. Contradiction Ten: Called to Simplicity but
Living in Privilegexx
 c. Contradiction Eleven: Moral Authorities in
Public but Privately Winkingxx
 Part Three: Considerations Toward Transformationxx
 10. Cultural Transformationxx
 a. A Spiritual Approach to Transformationxx
 i. The Perpetrators: Sinning Against
 ii. The Chancery: Vanity and Pridexx
 b. The Transformation Inhibitorsxx
 i. The Organizational Life Cycle Morassxx
 ii. The Elephants in the Roomxx
 c. The Vaticanxx
 d. The Bishopsxx
 e. The Seminaryxx
 f. The Ordination Questionsxx
 g. What Will Be Consideredxx
 11. Being Leaders in Holinessxx
 a. Tenders of the Assembly's Integrityxx
 b. Tenders of the Wordxx
 i. Sunday Preachingxx
 ii. Weekday Preachingxx
 iii. Special Occasion Preachingxx
 iv. Spiritual Proclamation of the Wordxx
 v. The Liturgy of the Hoursxx
 vi. A Word About Teachingxx
 c. Being First Among the Searchers for Godxx
 d. Intercessorsxx
 e. Conclusionxx
 12. Being Leaders in Lovexx
 a. Love, Then, Consists in Thisxx
 b. The Lifting of Shamexx
 c. Human Sexualityxx
 i. Healthy Sexual Self-Awarenessxx
 ii. Healthy Sexual Attitudesxx
 iii. Healthy Relationships in Generalxx
 iv. Healthy Relationships Among Priestsxx
 d. Conclusionxx
 13. Being Leaders in Justicexx
 a. Tenders of the Missionxx
 b. Tenders of the Holy Spirit's Giftsxx
 c. Tenders of the Lightxx
 d. Tenders of Their Own Celibate Commitmentxx
 e. Tenders of Their Own Way of Lifexx
 f. Conclusionxx
 14. The Spirit and the Bride Say "Come!"xx
 a. Cultural Transformation Is Possiblexx
 b. The "Who" of Transformationxx
 c. We Need to Beginxx
 Appendix 1: Cleveland Priests' Hopes and Concerns Based
on Three Areas of Challengexx
 Appendix 2: Cleveland Priests' Large-Group Discussion
Task Forces Chargesxx
 Appendix 3: Summary: The Basic Plan for Ongoing
Formation of Priestsxx
 Appendix 4: Organization Life Cycle: Change Gridxx

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