The Meaning Of Sex: Christian Ethics And The Moral Life
The Meaning of Sex: Christian Ethics and the Moral Life
Our culture is not only sexcrazed but also deeply confused about sex and sexual ethics. Unfortunately, Christians seem equally confused, and the church has tended to respond with simplistic answers. The reason for this confusion is that the meaning of sex has been largely lost. Dennis Hollinger argues that there is indeed a Godgiven meaning to sex. This meaning, found in the Christian worldview, provides a framework for a biblical sexual ethic that adequately addresses the many contemporary moral issues. The Meaning of Sex provides a good balance between accessible theology and engaging discussion of the practical issues Christians are facing, including premarital sex, sex within marriage, homosexuality, reproductive technologies, and faithful living in a sexobsessed world.
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Good Sex Is Found in the Meaning of Sex
In a culture deeply confused about sex and sexual ethics that often sends conflicting messages--at times promoting an "anything goes" attitude while at other times seeking to impose limits on sexual behavior--and a church that frequently responds with simplistic answers, the real meaning of sex has been largely lost. In this book, Dennis Hollinger counters the confusion, arguing...