Sex and the spirit : the romance of heaven and earth / Verlee A. Copeland and Dale B. Rosenberger.
Contributor(s): Rosenberger, DaleMaterial type: TextPublisher: Cleveland : Pilgrim Press, ©2014Description: xiv, 258 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0829819576 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780829819571 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Sex -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityDDC classification: 241.66 LOC classification: BT708 | .C67 2014
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Includes bibliographical references.
The biblical invitation to warm and lively sexual passion -- Ecstasy and the erotic as sacred experience -- The place of pleasure in God's greater scheme of things -- Sexual fantasy, holy pleasure, and heavenly imagination -- How women and men might connect beyond our real differences -- When a pretty good marriage isn't enough -- Marriage and the impulse to redeem its faded glory -- The truth that sets you free -- The good, the bad, and the indifferent around self-pleasuring -- Come on baby, light my fire -- The myths of manhood and the quest for faithfulness -- Is the grass ever greener? -- Innocence plus sensuality equals hot monogamy -- When nothing seems to matter -- Love, sex, aging, and the stirring of passion's fire -- Making love last -- Puzzling over the pulls, tugs, and quirks of attraction -- Distant memory or future hope -- The mind of men in the dance of sex -- A lover worth waiting for -- Daring to discuss even the sexuality of Jesus -- Celibacy, sex, and the yumminess of God -- How we finally reconcile being spiritual and sexual creatures -- The romance of heaven and earth.
A happy medium exists between sexuality and spirituality. Here is a frank conversation between two ministers about sex and the spirit, answering questions such as: Can sex be holy? Am I getting too old for intimacy? Is it possible to be spiritual and sexual? What do women fantasize about? What makes men tick? How can I put passion back in to my long term-relationship? What does the Bible REALLY say about sex?