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Journal of Religion and Health

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 580–590 | Cite as

Sexuality and the Longing for Salvation

  • Christian GostecnikEmail author
Original Paper
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Abstract

Sexuality, with all its expressiveness, strongly reflects the deep vibrations that exist in the human psyche. In this article, we try to show that sexuality can also manifest itself in the darkest realm of real addiction, and, as it were, can become a cry for salvation; and further, that sexuality is the powerful reflection of an aching body, longing for purification, and thus, salvation.

Keywords

Sexuality Addiction Perversion Relational family paradigm Sacredness Salvation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department for Psychology and Sociology of Religion, Faculty of TheologyUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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