Unprotected Texts: The Bible's Surprising Contradictions About Sex and Desire

Unprotected Texts: The Bible's Surprising Contradictions About Sex and Desire

Jennifer Wright Knust


“An explosive, interesting publication that unearths how the Bible can't be used as a rulebook in terms of intercourse. a good learn by way of a most sensible scholar.” —Bart Ehrman, writer of Misquoting Jesus

Boston University’s state-of-the-art faith student Jennifer Wright Knust unearths the Bible’s contradictory messages approximately intercourse during this considerate, riveting, and well timed reexploration of the letter of the gospels. within the culture of Bart Erhman’s Jesus Interrupted and John Shelby Spong’s Sins of Scripture, Knust’s Unprotected Texts liberates us from the pervasive moralizing—the fickle dos and don’ts—so usually dictated by means of spiritual demagogues. Knust’s robust analyzing bargains a go back to the scripture, clear of the mere slogans to which it's so usually reduced.

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