Embodiment: An Approach to Sexuality and Christian Theology (Google eBook)

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Fortress Press - Religion - 303 pages
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Few would doubt that this is a time of transition in our understanding of human sexuality. The confusion about sexual morals and mores is the more obvious evidence of this. But there is something else. For too long the bulk of Christian reflection about sexuality has asked an essentially one-directional question: what does Christian faith have to say about our lives as sexual beings?
  

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Landmark book for anyone on an honest and genuine journey into spiritual authenticity.... a word on SEX that puts the maladjusted Right Wing in their place for good. I DARE YOU TO READ THIS BOOK ! LOL LOL PAX, Hop Read full review

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Contents

The Church and Sexuality A Time to Reconsider
11
Embodiment in Sexual Theology
19
Sexual Alienation The Dualistic Nemesis
37
Sexual Salvation Grace and the Resurrection of the Body
70
Love and Sexual Ethics
104
The Meanings of Marriage and Fidelity
130
The Morality of Sexual Variations
152
Gayness and Homosexuality Issues for the Church
180
The Sexually Disenfranchised
211
The Church as Sexual Community
236
Epilog
272
Notes
275
Index of Subjects
296
Index of Names
300
Index of Biblical References
303
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Page 22 - We cannot possibly interpret rituals concerning excreta, breast milk, saliva and the rest unless we are prepared to see in the body a symbol of society, and to see the powers and dangers credited to social structure reproduced in small on the human body.

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