Genovesi4 - Vincent Genovesi/In Pursuit of Love(2nd edition...

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Vincent Genovesi /In Pursuit of Love (2nd edition) Chapter Four: A Context for the Meaning and Morality of Sexuality Religion and Sexuality 114 who should speak "authoritatively" about sexual matters? 115 "immoral" equated with sexual issues? "... existentially it is most frequently in the area of sexuality that an individual first uncovers and confronts the terror and the task of establishing his or her self-identity and integrity." Historical Influences 116 Christianity has interacted with other cultures Augustine Manichaen (Gnostic) influence duality, body bad Augustines's own life long struggle with Manichaen influences 117 even sexual "abandonment" with spouse too non-rational the fall is where humankind lost control over themselves 118 passion and lust too closely joined by Augustine Thomas Aquinas Aristotelianism and Thomism -- interplay of body and spirit in human person in this system, what is the purpose of the sexual faculty? 119 sins against nature (masturbation, sodomy, fellatio, cunnilingus, contraception
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