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Rescuing sex from the Christians

by Clayton Sullivan

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Sexual ethics.,
  • Christian ethics.,
  • Consequentialism (Ethics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementClayton Sullivan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT708 .S87 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3415568M
    ISBN 100826417922
    LC Control Number2005031775

      Sex and Sexuality The first chapters of Scripture reveal a God who made sexuality core to the human experience—and indeed, the way that Adam and Eve would “fill the earth and subdue it.”. In Sex, Gender, and Christianity, a cadre of seasoned college professors offers the modest proposal that honest, fruitful conversations about these questions will take place only if we develop the ability to deal with sex, gender, and the Christian faith with the academic rigor and perspectives of .

    An honest, Christian approach to the body, relationships, and sex. CPH's Learning About Sex series teaches preschoolers through adults about God's great gifts to us as males and females and how we are uniquely made to love Him and serve others.   John Elderege's book, "Wild at Heart", set off a national conversation about masculinity among Christians. Fifteen years later, the author reflects on its lasting legacy.

      Brief Summary of Book: Dancing for the Devil: One Woman’s Dramatic and Divine Rescue from the Sex Industry by Anny Donewald. Here is a quick description and cover image of book Dancing for the Devil: One Woman’s Dramatic and Divine Rescue from the Sex Industry written by Anny Donewald which was published in You can read this.   Now she has written a great book expanding on the topic, Good Christian Sex: Why Chastity Isn’t the Only Option — and Other Things the Bible Says About Sex ( HarperOne). The grace of being seen and known, of holy attentiveness to a partner, is possible, I’d argue, in any just and loving action toward another, and it’s part of what.


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At last—a book that clearly explains where and how Christian thought about human sexuality may be wrong.

Hopefully, this book can help thoughtful Christians let go of sex-related guilt, shame, blame, anxiety, and depression and find more love and joy in relationships.5/5(1). Title: Rescuing Sex from the Christians By: Clayton Sullivan Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Bloomsbury Academic Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 9 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages:   Why has the church over the centuries exhibited a hostile attitude toward sex.

Sullivan contends that early Christian theologians failed to understand the mythic character of the Adam and Eve as well as portraying the soul and body as constantly at war with one another.

He also examines the controversial subjects of masturbation, homosexuality, adultery, and prostitution and demonstrates 2/5(2). Get this from a library. Rescuing sex from the Christians. [Clayton Sullivan] -- "Why has the church over the centuries exhibited a hostile attitude toward sex.

Sullivan contends that early Christian theologians failed to understand the mythic character of Adam and Eve. Too often. Biblical scholar and Southern Baptist minister Clayton Sullivan brings together the latest work on the historical Jesus and offers four new strategies to help Christians find faith that is consistent with the best scholarship available.

Sullivan looks at some major questions - what was Jesus' main message, what was his attitude toward non-Jews, and more - and uses these to propose ways to Pages:   Justin Lee's Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-the-Christians Debate is a must read for anyone who cares about anyone who is gay, or knows anyone who is gay, or knows anyone who knows anyone who is gay.

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He is also known for founding the Gay Christian Network, which. Justin Lee is the founder and executive director of The Gay Christian Network (GCN), a nonprofit, interdenominational organization working to increase dialogue between gays and Christians and support people on both sides wrestling with related issues.

A passionate Christian from a conservative evangelical background, Justin thought he knew everything there was to know about the Christian Reviews: In the past six years of existence, O.U.R.

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The biggest problem with this book is its premise, since the author apparently is himself a Christian that simply wishes to move sex from one type of Christianity (the rigid, intolerant type) to another type of Christianity (the liberal, tolerant type).

His writing is relatively dull and 2/5(1). Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate. “This is the most important book I’ve read in years, and it will be the first I recommend to anyone interested in bridging the divide between the LGBT community and the church.” —Rachel Held Evans, Christian blogger and author.

Recommended books about sex, for Christian wives: A Celebration of Sex: A Guide to Enjoying God’s Gift of Sexual Intimacy— by Douglas Rosenau — this is the best overall technical book about sex that we’ve found.

We often share this book with newlyweds, as it has good overviews of sexual intimacy as well as helpful details and. In a culture dominated by sexual discussion, it can be difficult to find a biblical approach to sexuality in modern books and media.

Until recently, very few books shared both the facts about sex and a Christian perspective on the topic. Biblical sexuality must be “rightly handled”. Even within the Christian writing community, we must.

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The authors define pornography simply and explain what an addiction is, how it starts, and what we can do to prevent one from forming. 1. Yes, sex is created by God, but it is only blessed by him if confined to marriage.

Fornication on the other hand is condemned completely. To watch film after film that portrays fornication as a valid use of sex would only weaken the Christian's hatred of sin. That is why fornication is no longer a problem for modern Christianity. FINALLY. A book shattering false piety in women in the church, I can't stand it, I can't stand it, I CAN'T STAND it, finally finally finally a REAL book about sex and folks who believe in the Bible.

Thank you, God. My FAVORITE line ever, suggests "Its a LIE FROM HELL" that women are not supposed to enjoy a hot, active, rich sex life. About time/5(7). This book seeks to achieve both of those goals, to help Christians grow up both in spiritual maturity and in their understanding of God’s great gift of sex.

It does it well. Wired For Intimacy by William Struthers. Struthers’s book is unique in that he explores the important link between pornography and biology. I wish I'd known this earlier. The problem with teaching kids that the Bible is infallible and that Christian teaching has never changed is that the second they crack open a history book, or have sex, or fall in love with someone of the same gender, the carefully constructed house of faith that they've inherited from their parents starts crumbling apart.spark new discussion.

Granted, it is a book whose message few in our present age care to hear. But for those who listen, it holds a promise. A reader recently wrote to us to say, “All my past relationships failed because they were built on sex, not God.

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