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Love the Sin : Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance.

Author: Janet R Jakobsen; Ann Pellegrini
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2003.
Series: Sexual cultures.
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Sex. Religion. There is no denying that these two subjects are among the most provocative in American public life. Even the constitutional principle of church-state separation seems to give way when it comes to sex: the Supreme Court draws on theology as readily as it draws on case law when rendering decisions that touch on sexuality. In this compelling and carefully argued study, Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jakobsen, Janet R.
Love the Sin : Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance
New York : NYU Press, c2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet R Jakobsen; Ann Pellegrini
ISBN: 9780814743256 0814743250
OCLC Number: 779828122
Description: 1 online resource (189 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction: Why Religion, Why Sex?; 1 Getting Religion; 2 What's Wrong with Tolerance?; 3 Not Born That Way; 4 The Free Exercise of Sex; 5 Valuing Sex; Conclusion: Open Endings, Dreaming America; Notes; Index; About the Authors.
Series Title: Sexual cultures.

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Sex. Religion. There is no denying that these two subjects are among the most provocative in American public life. Even the constitutional principle of church-state separation seems to give way when it comes to sex: the Supreme Court draws on theology as readily as it draws on case law when rendering decisions that touch on sexuality. In this compelling and carefully argued study, Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini examine this powerful and disturbing connection as they explore the reasons why secular institutions habitually use religion to regulate sexual life. From state legislatures to th.

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