The Common Good

Results for chastity

On Chastity and Revictimization
Originally Posted: 01/30/2015 - 4:35pm | Type: Blog

If we allow people to be shamed or forced into crime through a lack of viable alternatives, we are morally culpable like the Greco-Roman society which taught women that their life was only worth as much as the ...

Does Mormon Modesty Mantra Reduce Women to Sex Objects?
Originally Posted: 03/04/2014 - 4:13pm | Type: Blog

When Mormon leaders sense a decline of moral standards in the world, they roll out sermons on modesty. When Mormon leaders sense a decline of moral standards in the world, they ro ...

Talking Sex with a Married Catholic Priest
Originally Posted: 09/17/2013 - 12:57pm | Type: Blog

It’s not every day you meet a practicing priest in the Catholic Church who is married, so when I got in touch with Fr. Dwight Longenecker (a man who meets the above criteria), I took the opportunity to get his ...

Who Controls My Body? The Struggle to Reconcile Spirituality, Sexuality
Originally Posted: 03/28/2012 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

I honestly don’t know how I’ve made it 33 years like this. It is certainly not for lack of wanting sex or trying to make myself available. But somehow, between God’s sometimes-firm resistance to me getting my ...