Category: Sex

Opportunities for Renewal After the Sexual Revolution

Matt Yglesias has an astute piece noting some reasons for concern amongst progressives re: the long string of success their movement has enjoyed with regards to LGBT+ issues: We had a roughly 10-year period of political routs (starting with the...

/ March 25, 2022

Moving On

If you’ve followed the discourse around sexuality and the PCA, then you’ve likely seen Tim Keller’s recent piece, which has provoked some strong reactions within the PCA. It’s a helpful write-up of what has happened so far. This is my...

/ March 24, 2022

Children, Culture Wars, and Christian Societies

All of the following things can be true:

/ June 18, 2020

Consent and Trust

From the NYT: For our first date, he took an Uber to my apartment through a winter storm. As the snow fell outside, we sat close on my couch while he talked touchingly about poetry. Two hours in, I was hoping...

/ September 21, 2018

Rosaria Butterfield and Evading the Issues

Jeremy Erickson: Rosaria Butterfield has not to my knowledge spoken recently about whether or not she continues to experience sexual temptation towards other women. People talk about her as a “former lesbian,” and as long as everything is defined in...

/ September 20, 2018

Why do so many people feel the need to lie about Cardinal McCarrick?

Here is Timothy Egan, a columnist writing in the New York Times:

/ August 31, 2018

Spiritual Friendship Pre-Conference Talks: Johanna Finegan

This talk from Johanna Finegan is well worth your time if you want to see a response from a Spiritual Friendship writer to much of the controversy surrounding the Revoice event.

/ August 3, 2018

A Brief Note on Paige Patterson’s Defenders

If we practice latitudinarianism either individually or corporately in an age like our own, we have removed our credibility before the non-Christian, post-Christian relativistic, skeptical, lost world. If you think that those who have rejected the plastic culture and are...

/ June 5, 2018
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Demonic Rapaciousness

Moore on how capitalism and cultural decadence reinforce each other:

/ December 23, 2016
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Hauerwas on the Politics of Sex

Hauerwas from “Sex in Public” (in which he gives the theological ethics version of Berry’s “Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community”):

/ December 18, 2016