Celibacy Chastity and Religion

The Unauthorized Guide to Sex and Church
(Paperback) by Carmen Renee Berry 8/05

Living the Celibate Life: A Search for Models and Ministry
(Paperback) by A. W. Richard Sipe 11/04

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Goodbye Father : The Celibate Male Priesthood and the Future of the Catholic Church
(Paperback) by Richard A. Schoenherr, David Yamane, Dean R. Hoge 9/04

Celibacy in Crisis: A Secret World Revisited
(Hardcover) by A. W. Richard Sipe 9/03

Selling All: Commitment, Consecrated Celibacy, and Community in Catholic Religious Life (Religious Life in a New Millennium, V. 2)
(Paperback) by Sandra M. Schneiders 6/01

A History of Celibacy
(Paperback) by Elizabeth Abbot, Elizabeth Abbott 5/01

A History of Celibacy : From Athena to Elizabeth I, Leonardo da Vinci, Florence Nightingale, Gandhi, and Cher
(Hardcover) by Elizabeth Abbott 5/00

Eros, Consciousness, and Kundalini: Deepening Sensuality through Tantric Celibacy and Spiritual Intimacy
(Paperback) by Stuart Sovatsky, Stuart, Ph.D. Sovatsky 4/99
Dr. Stuart Sovatsky introduces us to the Tantric art of sexual sublimation, in which sexual energy is redirected toward achieving higher awareness and an erotic satisfaction far beyond that possible through sexual intercourse.

SENSUAL CELIBACY : THE SEXY WOMAN'S GUIDE TO USING ABSTINENCE FOR RECHARGING YOUR SPIRIT, DISCOVERING YOUR PASSIONS, ACHIEVING GREATER INTIMACY IN YOUR NEXT RELATIONSHIP
(Paperback) by Donna Marie Williams 3/99

Poverty Celibacy & Obedience : A Radical Option for Life
(Paperback) by Diarmuid O'Murchu 3/99

Single, Whole and Holy: Christian Women in Sexuality
(Paperback) by Joy Jacobs, Deborah Strubel 6/96

Celibacy: A Way of Loving, Living, and Serving
(Paperback) by A. W. Richard Sipe 5/96
Celibacy explores the different questions about life, love and altruism through an insightful and revealing analysis of the essential elements of sexuality as they relate to celibacy. These include gender, orientation, degree of desire, object of excitation, developmental experiences,
behaviors, relationships, patterns of integration, and identity.

Virginity: A Positive Approach to Celibacy for the Sake of the Kingdom of Heaven
(Paperback) by Raniero Cantalamessa, Charles Serignat 11/95
This book is about virginity and celibacy for the sake of the Kingdom of Heaven, not only for those taking lifelong vows, but for those who have not yet made definitive decisions in regard to life vocations and who need divine guidance to make those decisions.

Sex, Priests, and Power: Anatomy of a Crisis
(Hardcover) by A. SIPE 4/95

An Undivided Heart: Making Sense of Celibate Chastity
(Paperback) by Sean D. Sammon 7/93

A Secret World; Sexuality And The Search For Celibacy
(Hardcover) by A. W. Richard Sipe 9/90

The No Sex Handbook
(Paperback) by Amy Heckerling, Pamela Pettler 2/90
A funny, raucous, hip and wicked manual extolling the "joys" of a sex-free
lifestyle and how to achieve one.

Joy of No Sex: Handbook for Higher Pleasure
(Paperback) by Swami Bhaktipada 6/88

The Body and Society : Men, Women and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity
(Paperback) by Peter Brown 4/88
The relationship of human bodies, especially in their function as producers of children, to Western society in the early centuries after Christ; the relations between men and women and their separate roles in the social fabric; and the significance of sexual renunciation for all these
relationships.

And You Are Christ's: The Charism of Virginity and the Celibate Life
(Paperback) by Thomas S. M. Dubay 10/87



But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
-- Matthew 5:28

For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it. -- Matthew 19:12

For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven. -- Matthew 22:30



And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake, who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting. -- Luke 18:29-30

And Jesus answering said unto them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage: But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage.
-- Luk
e 20:34-35


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