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Guest Post – Should legal marriage imply consenting to sex?

A guest post by Andrew Lilico Dressed up in fine words and aspirations, a traditional European marriage was at root a deal.  The parties agreed to have sex with each other and only with each other, and to provide materially

Posted in Marriage, Sex

Predatory Consent?

This is going to be a controversial post and I make no apologies for that. OK, I make a teensy apology for it. I’m sorry if you take offence at what I write. I’m not trying to offend you, I’m

Posted in Legal Stuff, Sex, UK News Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Redefining Marriage

It has become apparent to me over the past few days engaging with people on social media on the issue of same-sex marriage that the over-whelming majority of the proponents of the current moves to change the legal definition of

Posted in Equal Marriage, Gender Neutral Marriage, Marriage, Sex, UK Politics Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Everything that is Wrong with some Conservatives

Read the blog post by David Lindsay. Rape As Most People Understand It And as committed in Manchester. If Peter Tatchell had his way, then a conviction in this case would be practically impossible, since the age of consent would

Posted in Sex, UK News Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Government Sponsored Sex?

I kid you not. Apparently Singapore has a real problem with dropping birth rates threatening a major drop in the population. The solution? This advert from Mentos suggests that patriotic Singaporean citizens use the celebrations tomorrow night to celebrate Singapore’s

Posted in Sex Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

Making Sense of Making Sense of Sex

Adrian Thatcher’s new book in SPCK’s “Modern Church” series, Making Sense of Sex is a masterpiece of liberal theology which relies upon dictating the basis of theological truth to derive its outcome of validating sexual relationships traditionally condemned by orthodox

Posted in Review, Sex, Sexuality Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Aber mit der Heimat
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durch die Welt,
dort und dort
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No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
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