An Argument for Non Chaste Christians


Good Christian Sex: Why Chastity Isn't the Only Option-And Other Things the Bible Says About Sex . Interesting read. I thought the lede was inadequately proven, although I thought the surrounding arguments were tolerably well put together.

It'd probably be better to set up a heremeneutical framework, then make the argument. Although that's probably damaging to sales.

N.b., One of the difficult things when doing cultural analysis regarding relationships with respect to the Bible is the fact that the Jewish and Roman worlds at 50 CE were, to put it mildly, patriarchal. So one has to contemplate what Godly relationships look like in a society where women are considered to be people with full rights & equal to men; that world view was not to be found in that place & time. Reversing that cultural frame is not simple.