Gate of the Temple: Spirituality and Sexuality ~ MP3
In a somewhat shocking revelation, Richard Rohr tells us that spirituality and sexuality are two sides of the same coin. Both are intended to guide us to the "gate of the temple" by leading us out of ourselves in love. Western cultures have tended to separate the two, calling one good and the other evil.
While we welcome the transcendence of the Incarnation—God becoming flesh—we are bound by the dualism that equates body with pleasure as immoral and soul with disciplined intellect as virtue. We must move out of that mindset to see the union of the two.
Approximate length: 3 hours