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By J. Harold Ellens

What is the Bible's stance on such debatable matters as homosexuality and polygamy? What does it need to say approximately sexual behaviors that a few might deem perverted or legal? Is intercourse continuously improper whether it is no longer used to create life?

Ellens solutions those and different questions in a publication that argues that our figuring out of what the Bible has to claim approximately intercourse is usually inaccurate. He corrects our impressions with a glance on the Scriptures themselves, considers what they could have intended to humans long ago, and displays on how we comprehend, or misunderstand, them this present day. concentrating on early interpretations and modern misconceptions, Ellens courses readers via what the Bible really says, displaying how those messages were interpreted in numerous contexts, and suggesting new methods of examining and translating them to be used in our personal lives. Readers hoping to arrive a greater knowing of the Bible's perspectives on sexual practices and sexuality quite often will locate their questions responded here.

What does the tale of Adam and Eve exhibit approximately intercourse and sexuality? What does the previous testomony say approximately intercourse and the way may we interpret that during our personal lives this present day? How does the hot testomony say we must always behave in our sexuality and our lives? What classes do we research from a better exam of the Bible and its teachings on human love, marriage, and sexuality? those are among the questions Ellens solutions with a purpose to aid us all come to a greater realizing of the reward of sexuality and its attendant behaviors in our lives. In non-judgmental prose, he elucidates the Bible and our realizing of its instructing on those and comparable issues.

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