Two essays "Love and Sexuality in the Image of Divine Love" and "The Sacrament of Marriage: The Orthodox Service" introduce the reader to the Orthodox perspective on this all-important issue. With extensive excerpts from twenty-two Church fathers and modern Orthodox theologians, ranging from Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa to Alexander Elchaninov and Kallistos Ware....
|Title||:||Love, Sexuality, And The Sacrament Of Marriage|
|Number of Pages||:||496 Pages|
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Love, Sexuality, And The Sacrament Of Marriage Reviews
It was quite refreshing to encounter a discussion of love, sex, and marriage from a Christian perspective that never once invokes fire and brimstone or threats of eternal damnation. Father John Chryssavgis draws from a variety of sources that include the Bible, the early patriarchs, and the teaching of the desert fathers and beautifully illuminates the Church's position on and ideals of love, eros, and marriage that is tender, thoughtful, and uniquely Orthodox.