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Religion and Sex

Southern Sundays and Sex: A Memoir

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 06.10.2014 | Religion
Sharon Kay Edwards

Looking back, I can't help but laugh at the irony of the situation. We failed to see eye-to-eye on the simplest of doctrines, but had zero problem meeting crotch to crotch in the middle of the night.

Consecrated Sexual Attraction (Part 3)

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

(This is post 3 of 3 entitled, Consecrated Sexual Attraction. Read part 1 here or part 2 here.) ***Several years ago, I worked with a woman who I fi...

Consecrated Sexual Attraction: Part 2

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 02.09.2014 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

This is post 2 of 3 entitled: "Consecrated Sexual Attraction." Read Part 1 here. *** Growing up, my father and I talked a good deal about women, marr...

Consecrated Sexual Attraction (Part 1)

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 02.09.2014 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

I took a deep breath when Samantha came into my office (identity changed to protect confidentiality). Twenty years old, brown hair all the way down h...

The Song of Songs and a Sexual Mystery in Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose

Michael Gilmour | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

The English translation of Umberto Eco's debut novel The Name of the Rose (Italian 1980) first appeared thirty years ago, and it continues to delight and surprise, even after multiple readings.

Embracing Sexual Incarnation

Julie Clawson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Religion
Julie Clawson

When we repress our nature as sexual beings, we cease to be our full selves. This does not mean we must all give into every sexual impulse or desire we have, but acknowledge that they are a vital and normal part of who we are.

Faith, Sex And Google: Cyberporn Takes Emotional, Spiritual Toll On Religious Americans

David Briggs | Posted 08.14.2013 | Religion
David Briggs

That a large number of Americans appears to face particular anguish related to the proliferation of pornography merits dialogue and understanding, not ridicule.

Striking at the Source of the War on Women

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

The misbegotten -- indeed, utterly senseless--idea that God is male is the casus belli of the War on Women -- what provides the putative justification for the subordination and mistreatment of women.

God, Religion And The Potential Holiness of Sex

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

Certainly there were times when overtly sexual images were not as public as today, but even a cursory overview of history shows that sex has always been in the forefront of humanity's thoughts.

Boobquake: Proving That God Hates Sex

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Boobquake, the world's most rigorous geophysical experiment yet designed to elicit God's wrath under controlled pulchritudinous conditions, provides long-sought evidence that in fact, loose women do cause earthquakes.

God, Sex and Love on American Campuses

Roger Friedland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roger Friedland

When compared to those who don't believe in anything beyond the physical world, young people who definitely believe in God are twice as likely to make love, as opposed to just having sex.

Sex As An Orthodox Jew

tangomag.com | Lynne Meredith Schreiber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Two little drops of reddish brown on my underwear. Here we go again. Since I had kids, my cycle is irregular, which wouldn't be a big deal except tha...