By Mark Judge
Without sensationalism, pass judgement on is candid right here approximately his own trip from the playgrounds of the sexual revolution to his eventual trust within the have to mix sexuality with love and dedication to a different individual, no longer as an lead to itself yet quite as a very direct technique of starting oneself as much as God’s love. He additionally sees aid for the Christian theology on love in a likely not going position: rock tune. He delves into the Church’s teachings on sexual concerns, going again to the time of Saint Augustine, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Saint John of the go, and Pope John Paul II whereas additionally acquainting us with extra modern voices from in the Church—as good as from the pop charts.
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