this is an overture: how do we reconcile enormous lust with spiritual longing?

Asked By: Solaris - 3/15/2006
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I believe the answer to your question is relatively easy so long as you don’t accept the traditional equation of sex = sin. I’ve already addressed this idea in a previous answer to the question “Why do some people say that sex is bad?” (A link to this question is pasted below.) So I won’t belabor that point here... More
Answered By: eroticohio - 3/15/2006
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Define enormous lust and spiritual longing... More
Answered By: mehereintheeast - 3/15/2006
I have to assume you're meaning a lust for physical pleasure. If so, I posit that physical pleasure is most acutely felt, appreciated and consistently achieved when spiritual longing is being fulfilled... More
Answered By: Benjamin H - 3/15/2006
This is the common Flesh vs. Spirit fight that Paul experienced and wrote about in the book of Romans. The trick is to put the flesh to death and be born again in the spirit.
Answered By: Schneb - 3/15/2006
I have felt immense spiritual fulfillment during the heights of passionate lustful lovemaking... I've had some very lusty affairs which have been hugely influentual in satisfying my longing for depth of interactions, belonging, and god. When you are passionately with someone, sex can be worshipping the godliness that... More
Answered By: Jessie - 3/15/2006
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