Roman Homosexuality: Second Edition

By Craig A. Williams

Ten years after its unique e-book, Roman Homosexuality continues to be the definitive assertion of this fascinating yet frequently misunderstood point of Roman tradition. discovered but available, the e-book has reached either scholars and basic readers with an curiosity in old sexuality. This moment variation includes a new foreword through Martha Nussbaum, a totally rewritten creation that takes account of recent advancements within the box, a rewritten and extended appendix on old photos of sexuality, and an up-to-date bibliography.

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Heat: A Graphic Reality Check for Teens Dealing with Sexuality

By Marcus Brotherton

The genuine Deal

Life is hard. You’ve received questions. You’ve obtained choices…and the consequences are yours to reside with. So move ahead—do a bit investigating and detect the solutions for your self. The graphically beautiful books within the FlipSwitch sequence are the genuine deal. They unashamedly take on urgent matters that you just face on a daily basis. After pinpointing God’s answer, they provide sensible steps to help you take your lifestyles within the correct direction…without a doubt. fee ’em out:

HEAT : intercourse. a big truth money entire with stats and proof on who’s doing it and who’s procuring it (STD information).

BLUR : Who defines you? A startling glimpse into the truth of your self-image.

SPLIT : Divorce. counsel as your individual or your friends’ mom and dad pass ring-less.

BUZZ: medications and alcohol. What you want to learn about beer, bongs, weed, tobacco, and different tempting elements.

Story at the back of the Book

A crew of stripling pastors approached Multnomah with the necessity for a visible pivotal-issues sequence for teens—something that might input into their global and confront the stuff they really imagine, speak, and beauty approximately on a daily basis. those items known as for a “back of the college bus” think. teenagers don’t get spoon-fed solutions; they just get sufficient playing cards at the desk to create their very own conversations. Now formative years pastors in all places can’t appear to hand out adequate of them!

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Eros: The Myth Of Ancient Greek Sexuality

By Bruce S Thornton

Eros: the parable of historical Greek Sexuality is a arguable ebook that lays naked the meanings Greeks gave to intercourse. opposite to the romantic idealization of intercourse dominating our tradition, the Greeks observed eros as a robust strength of nature, possibly harmful, and wanting keep an eye on by means of society: Eros the Destroyer, no longer Cupid the Insipid, fired the Greek imagination.The destructiveness of eros may be visible in Greek imagery and metaphor, and within the Greeks’ attitudes towards girls and homosexuals. pictures of affection as fireplace, illness, storms, madness, and violence—Top forty tune clichés for us—locate eros one of the unpredictable and lethal forces of nature. the attractive Aphrodite embodies the pleasing hazard of intercourse, whereas femmes fatales like Pandora and Helen characterize the dicy charms of girl sexuality. And homosexuality typifies for the Greeks the scary energy of an indiscriminate urge for food that threatens the soundness of tradition itself.In Eros: the parable of historic Greek Sexuality, Bruce Thornton bargains a uniquely sweeping and accomplished account of old sexuality freed from at the moment stylish theoretical jargon and pretentions. In its conclusions the ebook demanding situations the distortions of a lot fresh scholarship on Greek sexuality. And all through it hyperlinks the cautious attitudes of the Greeks to our present-day issues approximately love, intercourse, and kinfolk. What we see, eventually, are the origins of a few of our personal perspectives in addition to a imaginative and prescient of sexuality that's might be extra sincere and mature than our personal harmful illusions.

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How to Do Things with Pornography

By Nancy Bauer

Feminist philosophers have made vital strides in changing the overwhelmingly male-centric self-discipline of philosophy. but, in Nancy Bauer’s view, such a lot are nonetheless content material to paintings inside of theoretical frameworks which are essentially fake to people’ daily studies. this is often rather insupportable for a species of philosophy whose vital aspiration is to make the area a much less sexist position. How to Do issues with Pornography versions a brand new strategy to write philosophically approximately pornography, women’s self-objectification, hook-up tradition, and different modern phenomena. Unafraid to invite what philosophy contributes to our lives, Bauer argues that the profession’s loss of curiosity during this query threatens to make its firm irrelevant.

Bauer criticizes paradigmatic versions of Western philosophizing: the nice guy version, in response to which philosophy is the fabricated from infrequent genius; and the scientistic version, in keeping with which a neighborhood of researchers works jointly to find once-and-for-all truths. The philosopher’s task is neither to perpetuate the unavoidably sexist trope of the philosopher-genius nor to “get issues right.” relatively, it's to compete with the Zeitgeist and allure humans to the recreation of reflecting on their settled methods of perceiving and realizing the world.

How to Do issues with Pornography boldly enlists J. L. Austin’s How to Do issues with Words, exhibiting that it's going to be learn no longer as a concept of speech acts yet as a progressive perception of what philosophers can do on the earth with their words.

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The Kosher Sutra: Eight Sacred Secrets for Reigniting Desire and Restoring Passion for Life

“Rabbi Shmuley penetrates the veil shrouding American sexuality to spotlight that eroticism is the exciting wish to understand the secret of existence and connect ourselves to the resource of all being.”
—Mehmet oz., M.D., writer of YOU: The Owner’s Manual< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

 

The New York Times bestselling writer of Kosher Sex and renowned radio host on Oprah & neighbors, Shmuley Boteach offers a miles wanted advisor for injecting ardour and effort into either our relations and our daily lives. In The Kosher Sutra, the writer whom Newsweek journal calls, “the most renowned rabbi in America,” and Salon.com praises for having “his scholarly finger at the pulse of the country” deals “Eight Sacred secrets and techniques for Reigniting hope and Restoring ardour for Life,” combining tantric and Kabbalah knowledge with sleek mental insights and customary feel.

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The Power of Shakti: 18 Pathways to Ignite the Energy of the Divine Woman

By Padma Aon Prakasha

Transformational knowledge designed for either men and women to entry and improve the interior energy of the Divine

• unearths how one can turn on your sacred sexual self and locate your soul challenge

• exhibits tips on how to entry the knowledge of the Galactic heart

• Explains why males want the Shakti Circuit to hook up with the Divine Masculine

Shakti is the Divine lifestyles strength that endlessly manifests, creates, and prompts. Igniting this residing energy inside of is the most important for either women and men to rework themselves and accomplish union, concord, and peace. The fluid intelligence of Shakti enflames, empowers, and awakens, igniting existence strength, pleasure, and natural knowledge inside of.

Uniting the varieties of Tantra Yoga present in Indian, Tibetan, and Aramaic sacred traditions, Padma Aon Prakasha finds tips to turn on the facility of Shakti via establishing the 18 full of life pathways of the Shakti Circuit. The Circuit starts off with galactic strength coming into the physique on the Alta significant chakra, situated in the back of the top. touring down the pillar of the backbone during the root chakra, the Circuit passes during the Seven Gates of the Womb-Grail to hyperlink the sacred sexual middle and the guts middle. From the center, the strength completes the Circuit by means of touring to the 3rd eye and again to the Alta significant place to begin to bare the All-seeing eye.

Centered at the womb in ladies and the hara in males, the Shakti Circuit hyperlinks the soul, body-mind, feelings, and chakras to the facility and loving knowledge of the Galactic middle. The strength of Shakti contains the insights and reviews of either women and men as they turn on the facility of Shakti and indicates that clearing all 18 pathways of the Shakti Circuit allows us to turn on our sacred sexual self and locate our soul venture.

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Everything You Know About Sex Is Wrong: The Disinformation Guide to the Extremes of Human Sexuality (and everything in between) (Disinformation Guides)

By Russ Kick , Russ Kick

Orgasms, sexual innovations, spirituality, high-tech porn, gender-blending, hustling, masturbation, politics, plane intercourse, disabilities, intercourse magick, biblical erotica, advertisements, first occasions, intercourse in house, asexuality, crew intercourse . . . are you prepared for Disinformation’s examine the area of sex?

Master anthologizer Russ Kick has immersed himself within the many and sundry worlds of intercourse writing, generating a definitive assortment exposing truth that’s approach, manner stranger than XXX fiction. Profiled within the big apple occasions as an “information archaeologist,” Russ digs the place others wouldn't imagine to seem for scrumptious information at the current, earlier, and way forward for intercourse, including:
The first-ever examine the FBI’s porn assortment (the Obscene Reference File), entire with reproduced documentsFAA experiences approximately humans having intercourse on advertisement flights—the so-called “mile-high club”A examine tremendous, kinky, and scarce sex-zines, akin to Frighten the Horses, flavor of Latex, destiny intercourse, and Pucker Up, in addition to Sexology, released through Hugo Gernsback, the daddy of technological know-how fictionThe forgotten intercourse books of Charles Atlas (“Hey, hand over kicking sand in our faces, you bully!”)This giant, outsized anthology includes a panoply of sexperts, all people from prostitutes to professors, legends to newbies, sexual revolutionaries to sexologists and past, offering a various and unforeseen examine intercourse, demanding our notions of what's attainable and in flip interesting, enervating, scary, and freaking us out.

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Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory

By Cary Wolfe

In Animal Rites, Cary Wolfe examines modern notions of humanism and ethics through reconstructing a bit identified yet an important underground culture of theorizing the animal from Wittgenstein, Cavell, and Lyotard to Lévinas, Derrida, Žižek, Maturana, and Varela. via special readings of the way discourses of race, sexuality, colonialism, and animality engage in twentieth-century American tradition, Wolfe explores what it capability, in concept and demanding perform, to take heavily "the query of the animal."

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The End of Sex: How Hookup Culture is Leaving a Generation Unhappy, Sexually Unfulfilled, and Confused About Intimacy

By Donna Freitas

Hookup tradition dominates the lives of school scholars this present day. so much scholars spend hours agonizing over their hopes for fri. evening and, later, dissecting the evenings’ successes or disasters, usually wishing that the social agreement of the hookup could let them ask for extra out of sexual intimacy. The strain to take part comes from all directions—from friends, the media, or even mom and dad. yet how do those expectancies impact scholars themselves? And why aren’t mom and dad and universities supporting scholars make better-informed judgements approximately intercourse and relationships?

In The finish of Sex, Donna Freitas attracts on her personal large examine to bare what younger women and men really need by way of intercourse and romance. Surveying millions of school scholars and undertaking large one-on-one interviews at non secular, secular public, and secular inner most colleges, Freitas found that many students—men and girls alike—are deeply unsatisfied with hookup tradition. Meaningless hookups have led them to affiliate sexuality with ambivalence, boredom, isolation, and loneliness, but they generally tend to simply accept hooking up as an unavoidable a part of collage lifestyles. Freitas argues that, till scholars observe that there are numerous avenues that result in intercourse and long term relationships, the overwhelming majority will proceed to overlook out at the romance, intimacy, and pleasing intercourse they deserve.

An sincere, sympathetic portrait of the demanding situations of younger maturity, The finish of Sex will ring a bell with undergraduates, mom and dad, and school individuals who think that scholars deserve greater than an unending cycle of boozy one evening stands. Freitas deals a clean tackle this charged topic—and an answer that relies no longer on premarital abstinence or unfettered sexuality, yet quite a fit course among the two.

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