Bringing Sex Into Focus: The Quest for Sexual Integrity
In a culture that includes sex in everything from advertising to climbing the corporate ladder, it's easy to feel fuzzy about the true purpose and place of sexuality. In this book philosopher and ethicist Caroline J. Simon identifies six "lenses" through which people understand sex and sexuality: covenantal, procreative, expressive, romantic, power and "plain sex." Guided by a virtue ethic, she applies those lenses to a variety of sexual scenarios, from flirtation and desire to marital sexuality, helping us to see what filters we run issues of sexuality through and how, properly ordered and weighted, they can help us achieve sexual integrity. Here is a book for anyone interested in developing a holistic, biblical sexual ethic that brings into focus the bewildering array of cultural sexual presentations we're surrounded by every day.
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Review: Bringing Sex Into Focus: The Quest for Sexual IntegrityUser Review - Michael Henebry - Goodreads
This was a pretty good book. The author describes how the world looks at sex through six different lenses: covenantal, procreation, romantic, plain, power, and expression. People look through more ... Read full review
Review: Bringing Sex Into Focus: The Quest for Sexual IntegrityUser Review - Clint Walker - Goodreads
This short and readable little book attempts to deal with the intersection of Christian ethics and human sexuality in a wise, succinct, and highly intelligent way. For the most part, Caroline Simon ... Read full review