Religion and sexuality
Most world religions have sought to address the moral issues that arise from people's sexuality in society and in human interactions. Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of s...
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Understanding The Chakras Of Planet Earth
The chakras of the earth are perfectly aligned with our own. As she awakens, so do we. In the same way we have energy bubbling up from the lowest chakra, called Mooladhara in Sanskrit, or simply the r...
Kenya's William Ruto Says There's 'No Room' For Gays In His Nation
NAIROBI — Kenya's deputy president William Ruto said there is "no room" for homosexuality in Kenyan society in remarks at a church service on Sunday — the day U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrive...
1886 Revelation
Arthur W. Pink (1886-1952) was born in Great Britain and immigrated to the U.S. to study at Moody Bible Institute. He pastored churches in Colorado, Califor...
Antinous
Hadrian's visit to Egypt was destroyed by grief. In this fascinating BBC documentary Dan Snow reveals how Hadrian deified his gay lover Antinous. Watch more ...
Sex in the Hebrew Bible
Sex occurs frequently in the Hebrew Bible, with extensive laws regulating it.
The Bible refers to homosexuality numerous times in both the Old Testament and New Testament (including by Jesus). Eve...
Fornication
Fornication is generally consensual sexual intercourse between two people not married to each other. For many people, the term carries an overtone of moral or religious disapproval, but the significan...
Adultery
Adultery (anglicised from Latin adulterium) is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral or legal grounds. Though what sexual activities constitute adultery varies,...
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Sexual abstinence
Sexual abstinence (also known as continence) or sexual restraint is the practice of refraining from some or all aspects of sexual activity for medical, psychological, legal, social, financial, philoso...
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Celibacy
Celibacy (from Latin, cælibatus") is voluntarily being unmarried, sexually abstinent, or both, usually for religious reasons. It is often in association with the role of a religious official or devote...
Celibacy - Wikipedia
Circumcision
Male circumcision (from Latin circumcidere, meaning "to cut around") is the surgical removal of the foreskin (prepuce) from the human penis. In a typical procedure, the foreskin is opened and then se...
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Polygamy
Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamia, "state of marriage to many spouses" or "frequent marriage") is a marriage that includes more than two partners and falls under the broader categ...
Polygamy - Wikipedia
Sacred prostitution
Sacred prostitution, temple prostitution, or religious prostitution is a sexual ritual consisting of sexual intercourse or other sexual activity performed in the context of religious worship, perhaps ...
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Taoist sexual practices
Taoist sexual practices (Simplified Chinese: 房中术, Traditional Chinese: 房中術, pinyin: fángzhōngshù), literally "the bedroom arts", are the ways Taoists may practice sexual activity. These practices are ...
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Tantra
Tantra is the name given by recent scholars to a style of meditation and ritual which arose in India no later than the 5th century AD.
Several definitions of Tantra exist.The Tantric tradition off...
Religious views on pornography
Religious views on pornography are based on broader religious views on modesty, human dignity, sexuality and other virtues which may reflect negatively on pornography. Different religious groups view ...
Religious views on masturbation
Among the world's religions, views on masturbation vary widely. Some religions view it as a spiritually detrimental practice, some see it as not spiritually detrimental and others take a situational v...
Religion and homosexuality
The relationship between religion and homosexuality can vary greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominations, and regarding different forms of homosexuality and...
Religion and homosexuality - Wikipedia
Religious views on birth control
Religious adherents vary widely in their views on birth control. This can be true even between different branches of one faith, as in the case of Judaism. Some religious believers find that their ow...
Religious views on birth control - Wikipedia
Religious response to assisted reproductive technology
Religious response to assisted reproductive technology (ART) deals with the new challenges for traditional social and religious communities raised by modern assisted reproductive technology (ART). Bec...
Judaism and sexuality
The Jewish tradition devotes considerable attention to sexuality. Sexuality is the subject of many narratives and laws in the Tanakh and rabbinic literature.
In Judaism, sexuality is viewed as hav...
Catholic teachings on sexual morality
Catholic teachings on sexual morality draw from what the Church considers to be natural law, sacred scripture and sacred tradition and are promulgated authoritatively by the Magisterium. Sexual morali...
Theology of the Body
Theology of the Body is the topic of a series of 129 lectures given by Pope John Paul II during his Wednesday audiences in St. Peter's Square and Paul VI Audience Hall between September 5, 1979 and No...
Islamic sexual jurisprudence
Islamic sexual jurisprudence and sexuality in Islam is largely described by the Qur'an, the sayings of Muhammad (hadith) and the rulings of religious leaders' (fatwa) as being confined to marital rela...
Buddhism and sexuality
In the Buddha's first discourse he identifies craving (tanha) as the cause of suffering (dukkha). He then identifies three objects of craving: the craving for existence; the craving for non-existence ...