Sexy: The Quest For Erotic Virtue in Perplexing Times

Sexy: The Quest For Erotic Virtue in Perplexing Times

by Jeff Mallinson


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We’ve lost the art of being sexy. Sure, we’ve got plenty of casual sex, porn, and sexual freedom to go around, but none of that is sexy. That stuff lacks the joy of transcendence, flirtation, dancing, or genuine intimacy.

For some, the solution is louder moralizing and stricter, more legalistic thinking.

But what if we reframed the conversation altogether? Instead of focusing on taboos, boundaries, and rules of sexual engagement, what if we were to let unconditional love seduce people back to erotic virtue? What if we stopped asking how close we can get to the ethical boundaries and started asking, who do we truly want to be and, more important, who do we want to be toward those we love?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945500794
Publisher: 1517 Publications
Publication date: 08/29/2017
Pages: 354
Sales rank: 890,413
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

The Religious and Philosophical Perspective of This Book

How to Read This Book

Sexual Identity and Other Debated Topics



Introduction: Sexiness at the Intersection of Goodness, Truth, and Beauty

A Secret Chord (The Relationship between Divine and Human Love)

A Blaze of Light (The Connection between Spirituality and Virtue)

A Cold and Lonely Hallelujah (Masturbation)

I Did My Best (Premarital Sex)

You Say I Took the Name in Vain (Finding the One)

You Saw Her Bathing on the Roof (Porn and Commodified Bodies)

Love Is Not a Victory March (Surviving Marriage)

How to Shoot at Somebody Who Outdrew You (Divorce)

Now You Never Show It to Me (Sex and Aging)

Even Though It All Went Wrong (Erotic Healing)

For Further Reading

Family Album

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