vol. 3, num. 4 :: 2004.02.13 — 2004.02.26
While Western culture is perceived by the world to have an overt obsession with sex, honest discussion on the topic still scares most of us. An exploration of sexual issues facing communities, couples and individuals.
A pastor's letter to two beloved members of his congregation who are engaged and living together.
Advice abounds on sex before marriage—why can't we just listen to Mother and Father?
Who's got the inside scoop on sex? Apparently no one.
*cino survey reveals a broad range of ideas and models for how we can honor God with our bodies.
A married woman struggles with a strong attraction to another man.
Michael Ondaatje's novel, Anil's Ghost, addresses hopeless violence but doesn't offer any answers.
Why Mark Moscowitz's Stone Reader is a must-see rental for artists and lovers of art.
The more I read, the more I felt connected across time to other lives and deeper sympathies. I felt less isolated. I wasn’t floating on my little raft in the present; there were bridges that led over to solid ground. Yes, the past is another country, but one that we can visit, and once there we can bring back the things we need. Literature is common ground. It is ground not managed wholly by commercial interests, nor can it be strip-mined like popular culture—exploit the new thing then move on. There’s a lot of talk about the tame world versus the wild world. It is not only a wild nature that we need as human beings; it is the untamed open space of our imaginations. Reading is where the wild things are.
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Hat tip: David Dark
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