Disentangled Eros

The notion of sexually-decoupled or disentangled eros is something I've discussed with friends over the years. This often comes up when I make the distinction between erotic desire and venereal desire. Our hypersexualized culture today generally misnames and conflates these two things. Eros by Orestes-Sobek on Deviant Art Let’s allow the classic mythological imagery to … Continue reading Disentangled Eros

Lenten Thrift Shop

I’ve had conflicted thoughts about Lenten practices and other aspects of the medieval liturgical calendar for years. But I’m pretty sure my reasons are significantly different from those of contemporary evangelicals. My concern is a matter of the effectiveness (or counter-productivity) of communal formative habits and modest implementation of a regulative principle of worship in … Continue reading Lenten Thrift Shop