Posts tagged "sex"
In the News: Mad Men, Mormons, Monks, and more!

In the News: Mad Men, Mormons, Monks, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
The Patient Body: Choosing Childlessness

The Patient Body: Choosing Childlessness

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
In The News: Talal Asad, Taylor Swift, Turbans, and more!

In The News: Talal Asad, Taylor Swift, Turbans, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
In the News: The Crusades, Anti-Vaxxers, Chocolate Gods, and more!

In the News: The Crusades, Anti-Vaxxers, Chocolate Gods, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories, and more!

In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
HelalSexShop.com

HelalSexShop.com

Elizabeth Hewitt writes about a new halal sex shop in Turkey.
Daily Links: "I'll Tell You When You're Right" Edition

Daily Links: “I’ll Tell You When You’re Right” Edition

NRA v. Planned Parenthood; the sex we deserve, Persecution Complexes; atheist giving; corporate personhood, corporate conscience; Pareidolia; faith healing!

Safe Words

Abby Ohlheiser: All the religious language of the last fortnight's Perry and Ames fest '11 (or should that be '12) made me click on this tweet (despite the parenthetical clue) without thinking for a second that it would be a comment on anything other than something Bachmann or Perry have talked about recently....

Biblical Sex:
Interpreting the Good Book’s Laws

Unprotected Texts:  The Bible's Surprising Contradictions About Sex and Desire, by Jennifer Wright Knust (HarperOne, 2011) by Natasja Sheriff If you listen to the rhetoric of the more vocal proponents of conservative Christianity, you would be forgiven for believing that the Bible contains clear instruction on sexual conduct and morality.  You might be less inclined to...

The Erotic Bible

Newsweek asks, "What does the bible really say about sex?"
This ode to sexual consummation can be found in—of all places—the Bible. It is the Song of Solomon, a poem whose origins likely reach back to the pagan love songs of Egypt more than 1,200 years before the birth of Jesus. Biblical interpreters have...

Love Your Mother

24 February 2006 Love your mother: Church of England Bishop of Bolton, the Rt. Rev. David Gillett, has called upon Christians to recognize the “motherhood” of God, and to de-masculinize the divine by remembering that a “mothering” God isn’t a feminist heresy, but a long-standing part of Christian spirituality and an “important corrective to dominant...

Daily Links 23 August 2005

Tonight At 11 Jeff Sharlet: I was so completely wrong about the mainstream media ignoring Pat Robertson’s Big Idea (assassinate Hugo Chavez) that CNN Headline News asked me to talk about said Idea on TV. Apparently, it was on at 7; but it’ll be on again at 11, followed by real live guests talking about Pat and...