The Great Courses

Religion and Sexuality

Feb 7, 2012 6:00 PM   |   Education   |   Listen on Blog Talk Radio   | Download this episode

The church insists that sex is God's gift to humankind.  Yet few organizations are more clumsy and repressive on issues of sexuality as the church. What are the religious doctrines relating to sex, and how do they jive with the scientific explanations for intimacy, attraction, love, lust and the things we do in the dark (and in broad daylight). We interview Dr. Marty Klein, author of such books as "America's War on Sex: The Attack on Law,Lust & Liberty."  And we speak with Darrel Ray, Ed.D, author of the book "Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality."  Plus...your calls and emails:  (Email: (Time Zone Converter at

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