Publisher: Routledge; New edition edition (November 28, 2010)
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for 2 millennia Christianity has embraced quite constant perspectives of human sexuality. this day, there exist extra diversified outlooks at the topic. This quantity on Christianity within the The Library of Essays on Sexuality and faith sequence overviews the contrasting Christian perceptions of sexuality. half 1 encompasses a variety of formerly released articles which are theological in nature and current biblical interpretations of sexuality. right here, a number of Christian voices are authorized to talk from their diversified views, either conservative and liberal. half 2 beneficial properties contributions concentrating on the Christian culture of celibacy and asceticism. half three surveys scholarly paintings emphasising the connection among sexuality, gender and patriarchy. half four bargains educational interpretations of Christian expressions of sexuality in the course of the mediums of worship, ritual and the sacraments. the ultimate half peruses modern contestations of traditional Christian perspectives. this can be undertaken by way of providing articles interpreting perspectives of homosexual sexuality, assisted human replica and priestly celibacy.