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The Resource Innocent ecstasy : how Christianity gave America an ethic of sexual pleasure, Peter Gardella, (electronic resource)

Innocent ecstasy : how Christianity gave America an ethic of sexual pleasure, Peter Gardella, (electronic resource)

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Innocent ecstasy : how Christianity gave America an ethic of sexual pleasure
Title
Innocent ecstasy
Title remainder
how Christianity gave America an ethic of sexual pleasure
Statement of responsibility
Peter Gardella
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Though they disagree on virtually everything else, evangelicals and gays, Catholics and agnostics all agree that sex should be innocent and ecstatic. For most of Western history people have not had such expectations. Innocent Ecstasy shows how Christianity led Americans to hope for so much from sex. It is the first book to explain how the sexual revolution could have occurred in a nation so deeply imbued with Christian ethical values. Tracing our strange journey from the hands of Jonathan Edward's angry Puritan God to the loving embrace of Marabel Morgan's Total Woman, Gardella draws his surpr
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1951-
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Gardella, Peter
Dewey number
261.8/357/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Sex
  • Sin, Original
  • Sexual ethics
  • United States
  • États-Unis
Label
Innocent ecstasy : how Christianity gave America an ethic of sexual pleasure, Peter Gardella, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-194) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction; I: Catholic Sensuality; II: Protestant Reactions; III: Medical Christianity; IV: Medical Prophets; V: Evangelical Ecstasy; VI: The Song of Bernadette; VII: Redemption through Sex; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn191936990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 202 pages, [7] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195036121
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191936990
Label
Innocent ecstasy : how Christianity gave America an ethic of sexual pleasure, Peter Gardella, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-194) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction; I: Catholic Sensuality; II: Protestant Reactions; III: Medical Christianity; IV: Medical Prophets; V: Evangelical Ecstasy; VI: The Song of Bernadette; VII: Redemption through Sex; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn191936990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 202 pages, [7] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195036121
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191936990

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