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Sex and Spirit: An Illustrated Guide to Sacred Sexuality by Clifford Bishop pdf epub fb2

Sex and Spirit: An Illustrated Guide to Sacred Sexuality Author: Clifford Bishop
Title: Sex and Spirit: An Illustrated Guide to Sacred Sexuality
ISBN: 1569752125
ISBN13: 978-1569752128
Other Formats: txt lit rtf doc
Pages: 192 pages
Publisher: Ulysses Pr (April 1, 2000)
Language: English
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
Size PDF version: 1740 kb
Size EPUB version: 1277 kb
Subcategory: Psychology & Counseling




This lavishly visual book traces sexuality throughout history. Drawing on a range of traditions and cultures, it explores the many ways human sexuality is entwined with the personal search for meaning. Sex and Spirit begins with an account of ancient beliefs and sexual practices, and goes on to examine the attitudes of the world's main religions toward sex. It looks at the dominant influence of Christianity on sex and spirituality in the West and delves into erotic symbols and taboos. One chapter focuses on sexual techniques for spiritual transcendence, while other sections discuss fertility, virginity, initiation, pornography, and love. Richly illustrated with contemporary and historical art, Sex and Spirit features erotic carvings, bedchamber books, and photos of sexual practices from around the world.