Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance by Janet R. Jakobsen, Ann Pellegrini | | 9780807041338 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance

Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance

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by Janet R. Jakobsen, Ann Pellegrini
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807041335

ISBN-13: 9780807041338

Pub. Date: 04/15/2004

Publisher: Beacon

In this powerful and timely book, Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini make a solid case for loving the sinner and the sin. Rejecting both religious conservatives' arguments for sexual regulation and liberal views that advocate tolerance, the authors argue for and realistically envision true sexual and religious freedom in this country. With a new preface

Overview

In this powerful and timely book, Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini make a solid case for loving the sinner and the sin. Rejecting both religious conservatives' arguments for sexual regulation and liberal views that advocate tolerance, the authors argue for and realistically envision true sexual and religious freedom in this country. With a new preface addressing recent events, Love the Sin provides activists and others with a strong tool to use in their fight for freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807041338
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
04/15/2004
Edition description:
None
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 7.92(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: The More Things Change: Sexual Freedom after Lawrence v. Texasix
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Introduction: Why Religion, Why Sex?1
1Getting Religion19
2What's Wrong with Tolerance?45
3Not Born That Way75
4The Free Exercise of Sex103
5Valuing Sex127
Conclusion: Open Endings, Dreaming America149
Notes153
Index169

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