Tag Archives: Sex and the Secularists

How Secularism made the Sexual Revolution Boring

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Sex seems to be losing some of its appeal. A new academic study in the Archives of Sexual Behaviour reveals that 15% of adults between the ages of 20 and 24 reported having no sexual partners since they turned 18. Only 6% of the previous generation reported no sexual partners at that age.

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XX, XY, XXX: Articles on Sex, Marriage and Unfashionable Beliefs

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Evangelical Christians have some explaining to do. The secular world does not understand our commitment to “traditional values” which seem quaint, obscure and oppressive. When we’re worrying about the rise of online pornography, the prevalence of cohabitation or the legalisation of ‘gay marriage’ we are portrayed as prudish, judgemental and moralistic.

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Redefining Marriage: Why Not?

Although we’d much rather discuss something else, the debate over the redefinition of marriage continues to hold the public’s attention. Furthermore, it does not seem that the case for the traditional definition of marriage can even receive a fair hearing.  Is it so ridiculous to suggest that we need an institution which insists that our children matter more than we do?

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Jesus and Marriage

A little storm brewed in evangelicalism’s tea-cup after Steve Chalke’s Oasis Trust lost its membership in the Evangelical Alliance. It seems that this was due to Chalke’s continued support for same-sex partnerships. The decision has brought the usual accusations of intolerance and intransigence.

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Miley Cyrus, Family Values and Pagan Sexuality

It has been a year since Miley Cyrus’ (aka “Hannah Montana”) infamous dance with Robin Thicke on MTV’s Video Music Awards ceremony. A rich, privileged white girl publicly announced her entrance into the adult world by dancing on a stage with giant teddy-bears; she then  stripped to her underwear to gyrate with her African-American dance troupe.

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