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 Imitation Sex and the New Middle‐Class Morality

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter evaluates alternate expressions of sexual activity, such as pornography and oral and anal sex. It explores in some detail the preference for replacing vaginal sexual intercourse with ... More


Moral Teaching

Richard Swinburne

in Revelation: From Metaphor to Analogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212460
eISBN:
9780191707193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212460.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Humans are subject to four kinds of moral obligation: necessary obligations, obligations necessary unless God dispenses us from them, obligations imposed by God on all humans, and obligations imposed ... More


Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Focusing on the public face of the federal government's anti–human trafficking project during the presidential administration of George W. Bush, this book explores how the religious values of ... More


Marriage, Sex, and Morals

Elizabeth Brake

in Minimizing Marriage: Marriage, Morality, and the Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774142
eISBN:
9780199933228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774142.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter examines three of the most influential defenses of marriage; each holds that marriage is the sole permissible context for sex and the unique context for achieving certain goods. Kant ... More


Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Amanda H. Littauer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book looks at mid-century American sex and culture. It traces the origins of the “sexual revolution” of the 1960s. The book argues that sexual liberation was much more than a reaction to 1950s ... More


Introduction: Ancient Greek Sexual Blueprints for Social Order

Kathy L. Gaca

in The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235991
eISBN:
9780520929463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235991.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book aims to resolve an important philosophical and historical problem about the making of sexual morality in Western culture. There are three main reasons why many scholars emphasize apparent ... More


The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

Kathy Gaca

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235991
eISBN:
9780520929463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235991.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This work provides a reassessment of the emergence and nature of Christian sexual morality, the dominant moral paradigm in Western society since late antiquity. While many scholars, including Michel ... More


Sex, Family, and Self-Authorship

ALAN BRUDNER

in Constitutional Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225798
eISBN:
9780191706516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225798.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses how a constitution ordered to public reason understood as dialogic community would resolve the tension between the individual's right of self-authorship, on the one hand, and ... More


Against the Old Sexual Morality of the New Natural Law

Stephen Macedo

in Natural Law, Liberalism, and Morality: Contemporary Essays

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243006
eISBN:
9780191697203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243006.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the argument that although one should reject the sexual teachings of the new natural law, he/she should also have something to learn from it. The discussion presented in this ... More


Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

John McManners

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The second volume of this study of the relations between the Catholic Church and society in eighteenth‐century France covers the topics of popular religion; the clergy and morals; the Jansenist ... More


From the Prophets to Paul: Converting Whore Culture into the Lord’s Veiled Bride

Kathy L. Gaca

in The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235991
eISBN:
9780520929463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235991.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter addresses the conversion of whore culture into the Lord's veiled bride. The metaphor of spiritual fornication informs what it means to identify women as “harlots” or “whores” in the ... More


The Nazi Modernization of Sex: Romance Melodrama

Laura Heins

in Nazi Film Melodrama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037740
eISBN:
9780252095023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037740.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how Third Reich romance melodramas attempted to form spectator desires to the benefit of Nazi imperialist aims. Nazi romance films positioned Third Reich culture as a liberation ... More


Sinful Sexualities

Ulinka Rublack

in The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The chapter discusses in some detail the changes in legislation and legal practice in regard to fornication and premarital sex. It looks at the economic and social situation of those women who were ... More


Freethought and Free Love? Marriage, birth control and sexual morality

Laura Schwartz

in Infidel feminism: Secularism, religion and women's emancipation, England 1830–1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085826
eISBN:
9781781704936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085826.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the influence of Freethought in the development of first-wave feminism, focusing on debates over marriage, birth control and sexual morality. It examines the tensions between ... More


The Fornicating Justice of Epiphanes

Kathy L. Gaca

in The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235991
eISBN:
9780520929463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235991.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Epiphanes and Clement think their respective views of sexual morality and social order reflect the true spirit of Christianity. In this chapter, the historical significance of the disputation for ... More


Literary Intimacies

Wenqing Kang

in Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099807
eISBN:
9789882207233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099807.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Literary works of both major and minor writers such as Yu Dafu, Ye Dingluo, Guo Moruo, Huang Shenzhi, and Ye Lingfend represent intimate relations between men during the 1920s and the 1930s. ... More


Response to Tollefsen and Cameron

Robert P. George

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter responds to the chapters by Christopher Tollefsen and Edwin Cameron. Although both authors argue from an understanding of human dignity in which the obligation to respect dignity is an ... More


Responsibility in Personal Relations

J. R. LUCAS

in Responsibility

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235781
eISBN:
9780191679117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235781.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of responsibility has less application to the intimate world of personal relationships, in which first-personal rather than omni-personal reasoning is paramount, but irresponsibility can ... More


Mental Hygiene and the Regime of Sexuality: The Case of The Man Who Escapes Marriage

Hans Tao-ming Huang

in Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083077
eISBN:
9789882209817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083077.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter accounts for the scientific construction of male homosexuality from the 1950s through the 1970s in Taiwan. In delineating a normative culture of sex established by the nascent ‘psy’ ... More


Toward a Feminist Sexual Revolution

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines sexual revolution from a feminist perspective, with particular emphasis on how sexual morality in a patriarchal culture becomes a primary instrument of social control. It ... More


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