Posts tagged "sex"
The Patient Body: Impossible Purity

The Patient Body: Impossible Purity

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
In the News - Heathens, Hymns, and Holy Men

In the News – Heathens, Hymns, and Holy Men

A round-up of the week's religion news.
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...