This is my body, given for you
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 @ 00:00
The gift of a body is central to the Christian faith. But what does the body of Jesus tell us about sex, asks Timothy Radcliffe
I REFLECT on Christianity and sexuality with some hesitation. First of all, as a celibate priest, I cannot claim to have practical experience on which to base my reflections. When priests talk about sex, then we easily become ridiculous.
Our society is obsessed by sex, even in England, despite comments of a previous French prime minister about the virility of English men. But our culture lacks a profound reflection upon what it means for us to be sexual beings. ...
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