A Tremor of Bliss: Sex, Catholicism, and Rock 'n' Roll by Mark Judge

By Mark Judge

   Up to the present day, issues of sexual morality—including birth control, abortion, premarital intercourse, and homosexual marriage—have polarized the Catholic Church. within the wake of the turmoil of the Nineteen Sixties, whilst liberal theologians challenged the Church’s conventional perspectives at the topic, a schism has opened. a lot of the realm, and lots of Catholics themselves, think that the perspectives of every camp are transparent and good outlined. As Mark pass judgement on unearths during this trenchant and illuminating safeguard of the lessons of his Church, this is often faraway from the case.
   Without sensationalism, pass judgement on is candid the following approximately his own trip from the playgrounds of the sexual revolution to his eventual trust within the have to mix sexuality with love and dedication to a different individual, no longer as an result in itself yet quite as a very direct technique of commencing oneself as much as God’s love. He additionally sees aid for the Christian theology on love in a probably not going position: rock tune. He delves into the Church’s teachings on sexual concerns, going again to the time of Saint Augustine, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Saint John of the move, and Pope John Paul II whereas additionally acquainting us with extra modern voices from in the Church—as good as from the pop charts.

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