Religion and Sexuality: The Perversion of a Natural Marriage

@article{Leeming2004ReligionAS,
  title={Religion and Sexuality: The Perversion of a Natural Marriage},
  author={David Leeming},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={42},
  pages={101-109}
}
  • David Leeming
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Religion and Health
From the beginning of human history religion and sexuality have shared certain characteristics. But what existed in early history as a natural linguistic and liturgical marriage between two activities with certain shared emotional, psychological, and even physical goals, ended in most of the “great religions” centuries ago in divorces fueled by patriarchal fear and prejudice. The split between sexuality and religion is especially evident in the repression of women and the criminalization of… 
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