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Divine Sex: Liberating Sex from Religious Tradition
by Philo Thelos
Divine Sex examines every Biblical reference to human sexual practice. By using tools of modern scholarship, evidence is produced to show that the Bible does not actually say what generations of professional religionists have told us. The Bible does not forbid all sexual activity other than monogamous heterosexual intercourse. Instead it treats us to a wide range of God-ap ...more
Published January 23rd 2003 by Trafford Publishing
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I never write reviews of books, but this is truly a once-in-a-lifetime kind of book especially for those who grew up around conservative religious and sex-negative teaching. This book SHATTERS our current thinking around sexuality and it does so while preserving the inerrancy of the Bible. Most books on this subject tend to be philosophical, but this book stays firmly rooted in the Word of God from beginning to end. The author does not shy away from any part of scripture. I can't emphasize enoug ...more
If you are looking to find out what the Bible really says about sex, not what people or Western culture has told you the Bible says or means about sex, then read this book. Don't let what other people told you about the right or wrong of sex get between you and God. Bottom line, God is concerned about us loving one another, not about how or who we have sex with.