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He concludes with a telling chapter of how local churches can be communities for dealing with sexual sin in a context of love and forgiveness. Cover has used book stickers or residue. Text is unmarked, binding tight. White is firmly opposed to premarital sex, yet at the same time expresses a deep concern that the focus on premarital sex is unhealthy — that there needs to be a more general concern for the sexual integrity of individuals in romantic relationships.
Deeds Done in the Dark is quite brief but touches on a number of aberrant forms of sexual behavior including exhibitionism, voyeurism, pedophilia, sadism, incest, and necrophilia. Paul Gosselin rated it liked it Feb 25, Shaelene rated it it was amazing Jul 02, Polly’s Used Books Published: He is not interested in providing detailed descriptions of these but instead desires for there to be more compassion within the church towards even those who commit these sins.
Lots of practical advice and case-studies in what not to do in the cases of church discipline, sin, etc. Some rubbing wear to cover edges. White takes time to explain what leads to the infidelity within marriages and also why he believes that remarriage is not an option for the Christian after a divorce. Such people need Christian forgiveness, acceptance, compassion and professional help.
This copy of Eros Defiled: As stated, 2nd printing dated Aug. Eros Defiled By White, John.
Book Review: Eros Defiled (Author: John White).
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Mark rated it liked it Jul 09, Account Options Sign in. That’s the way God made us. Richard rated it liked it Feb 07, He concludes with a telling chapter of how local churches can be communities for dealing with sexual sin in a context of love and forgiveness.
Lucas rated it it was ok Feb 10, His controversial comments include on the topic of abortion, appropriate sexual behavior within the marriage covenant, and the origins and drives of sexual behavior.
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Eros Defiled by White, John
John White speaks with understanding and compassion about each of these sexual sins. White notes the silence of Scripture upon the topic and uses general principles from Scripture to derive his position on masturbation — finding the text itself to be silent on the matter. World of Books Ltd Condition: Paperbackpages. Yet, his sincere searching of the Word, admission of his own faults and struggles, tackling of the then-current science, and honest and heart-felt recommendations make it a book well worth reading.
Too bad it’s out of print; I got my copy from eBay. Stephen rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Binding is tight and solid. White at turns take positions represent his commitment to personal honesty which will offend all. Refresh and try again.
Eros Defiled by John White
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Lisa rated it it was amazing Mar 10, White looks at the three lenses through which we can view sexuality: White believes this is an area in which the church is most grievously failing its duties and brings forth the writings of some Anabaptists upon the topic of discipline as exemplary of his own thoughts.
Very light edge wear, cover defuled dulled with moderate creasing to front cover. Ruth rated it really liked it Aug 08, It is the pain which one both cringes from and at the same time recognizes efos the conduit of healing. Preview — Eros Defiled by John White.
He suggests that while masturbation should be avoided that the guilt and shame which have defilec associated with this behavior is of much graver concern and causes much more severe damage than the behavior itself.
I want to defend the victims I have been addressing, to defend them from the Christian public. Better World Books Eroa Inter- Varity Press, Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! The problem may be frustration, masturbation, premarital sex and perhaps pregnancy, an ‘affair’, homosexuality, or strange compulsions.