Tag Archives: celibacy

Conjury Through Copulation

My wife was recently looking up stuff about Devil worship and the occult, and came across the Wikipedia article on sex magic. In addition to being the hind part of a Red Hot Chili Peppers album title, it’s apparently a … Continue reading

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Sex Was Bad and Obscene

I’ve noticed that, whenever someone insists that Christianity considers sex sinful, there will be a reply along the lines of, “No, only when it’s outside marriage.” But doesn’t that mean it usually IS sinful, but there are exceptions? I’m still … Continue reading

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The Priest Problem

Beth and I recently watched Deliver Us From Evil, a documentary dealing with the sexual abuse scandals among Catholic clergy, and I have to say it was incredibly disturbing. It focused on Father Oliver O’Grady, who molested both boys and … Continue reading

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