Sex, Lies and the Bible

Sex, Lies and the Bible

by Francis D. Ritter

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BN ID: 2940016253978
Publisher: Diverse Publications
Publication date: 02/11/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 561 KB

About the Author

Francis D. "Frank" Ritter, a member of Mensa, is a private investigator of national renown. He has been a frequent investigative seminar speaker, article contributor to national investigative magazines, and authored the premier 1,188 page personal injury book for investigators. He is also a multiple-award winning playwright. After spending sixteen years in Catholic schools and majoring in the study of history, he spent four decades researching the six human sexual topics of this book, and the terrible impact on humans of the "controllers" lies and deceits in their efforts to control and condemn human sexual activity . . . activity never condemned by God or Christ!

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Sex, Lies and the Bible 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is not a scholarly work. Although there is a bibliography, none of the chapters are footnoted or annotated, so it is impossible to know the sources of his particular ideas. One of his conclusions is that incest is not only natural, but should be allowed in modern society. He frequently relies on the anecdotes of "well-educated" persons he refuses to name, including a lady who asserts that lapdogs were initially used to perform public oral sex on their female owners. A quick Google search turns up no evidence of this whatsoever; what are his sources? AOL, geocities, angelfire, Playboy, and Penthouse show up in his bibliography. On amazon, the author states in reply to one negative review that his book was recommended by Harvard. I found no evidence of that, either. The book is startling in its conclusions, but feels unprofessional in all respects -- from the style of writing, cover, binding, poor editing, and references. Not recommended.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ritter's 'Sex, Lies and the Bible' is not always an easy read, though not because of his presentation, but rather the subject matter. The book challenges the reader to examine long-held beliefs. His arguments make sense of very complicated subjects, even if you disagree with his conclusions.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found 'Frank' Ritter's application of logic to historical inconsistencies found in the Bible fascinating! We know the Bible has been changed many times and the analysis offered by the author could be correct or not. Still, Frank Ritter's viewpoint is interesting and worth reading.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I believe that Mr. Ritter addressed this publication, regarding 'conventionally' viewed sexual behavior, Biblically presented references and 'nonconventional' practices, with a combination of insight gained as a private investigator, his religious upbringing and personal beliefs. His treatment of sexual activity with an open, unbiased view of that which is acceptable by the participants is refreshing. His research of the Old Testament, the various editions of the New Testament and numerous related books and articles is impressive.