Christians, Feminists, And The Culture Of Pornography

Christians, Feminists, And The Culture Of Pornography

by Arthur J. Mielke
     
 

In this pioneering study in religion and culture, Mielke acknowledges the power that pornographic images continue to assert in a culture whose conscious intention is to deny their attraction. Mielke's unique analysis brings together a wide range of sources—contemporary as well as historical Christianity, sex therapy, secular feminism, contemporary

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In this pioneering study in religion and culture, Mielke acknowledges the power that pornographic images continue to assert in a culture whose conscious intention is to deny their attraction. Mielke's unique analysis brings together a wide range of sources—contemporary as well as historical Christianity, sex therapy, secular feminism, contemporary psychoanalysis, and behavioral science research studies—in an attempt to explain the prevalence of pornographic themes and imagery in human sexual arousal and fulfillment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819197658
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
12/27/1994
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Ch. 1The Problematic Place of Pornography in Culture1
Ch. 2Sexual Liberalism in America15
Ch. 3Feminists Confront Pornography25
Ch. 4Christian Perspectives on Sex and Pornography45
Ch. 5The Dynamics of Sexual Excitement: The Research of Robert J. Stoller, M.D.73
Ch. 6Pornography's Challenge to Theology91
Bibliography101
Readings for Further Study121
Index133
About the Author137

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