Download e-book for iPad: A Tremor of Bliss: Sex, Catholicism, and Rock 'n' Roll by Mark Judge

By Mark Judge

   Up to the present day, issues of sexual morality—including birth control, abortion, premarital intercourse, and homosexual marriage—have polarized the Catholic Church. within the wake of the turmoil of the Sixties, whilst liberal theologians challenged the Church’s conventional perspectives at the topic, a schism has opened. a lot of the realm, and lots of Catholics themselves, think that the perspectives of every camp are transparent and good outlined. As Mark pass judgement on finds during this trenchant and illuminating safety of the lessons of his Church, this can be faraway from the case.
   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, now not as an lead to itself yet particularly as a very direct technique of establishing oneself as much as God’s love. He additionally sees aid for the Christian theology on love in a doubtless not going position: rock track. He delves into the Church’s teachings on sexual issues, going again to the time of Saint Augustine, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Saint John of the pass, 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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