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The Struggle

3.32  ·  Rating details ·  22 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Very minimal signs of shelf wear to cover, but all pages are clean, bright and intact. Binding is tight. SHIPS NEXT BUSINESS DAY!
Paperback, 190 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Navpress Publishing Group
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Josh Trice
Jul 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
At the very least, this book is VERY thought provoking. The main thesis of the book is that masturbation is a wisdom issue, not a sin issue in and of itself. This means that masturbation may be sin to some and not others.
When I began reading, I very much fell in the camp of thinking "of course it's a sin!" But as I read on, I understand how the could be, for some, a wisdom issue, with limited freedom included.
What I found most helpful was Mr. Gerali's clear stance that shame has no place in on
Oct 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
I recommend this book to Christians and people following other religions, especially those who are from a conservative background. I don't know how much sex education other Chinese parents give to their children but in my family, there's almost none (praise God for the Internet...cough cough). This book liberates me from feeling guilty and ungodly about having sexual desires and masturbating. Not all sexuality is dirty. Lots of popular conservative theological points on masturbation are proved t ...more
Jonathan Friedmann
Jul 02, 2012 rated it liked it
This book approaches an awkward topic from many perspectives. It brings up many blacks and whites, then mixes them up with unanswered questions, and leaves the reader in the gray. I wouldn't freely recommend it because it takes a very spiritually mature reader to navigate through this topic without losing the anchor of truth, especially with a topic that can lead to the serious consequences of sexual sin. ...more
James Vang
Aug 29, 2007 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Some
Let's be Honest, Every Guy struggles with it. My friend and I read this book and had a pretty interesting conversations. We kinda did a discussion after we both finished the book. She said some things and I said some things but we never finished our discussion. The only reason I would recommend this book is because there are some very interesting views about masterbation. That should catch your attention. ...more
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