Where’s the Conversation about Consent?

March 14, 2014

“At the core of a consent based sexual ethic is the idea that individuals matter enough, are valuable enough, to have a say in what they do and do not do with their bodies. And as a people who follow Jesus, this God who wrapped himself in flesh, the Word through whom humanity was created, body and soul, we should be on the front lines of those who advocate and educate others regarding the dignity of each person.”

Writing on her blog, Sarah Christine Schwartz laments that consent is only infrequently part of the conversation about sexual ethics in Christian culture.

Read her post, “Consent” here.

posted by Marg Herder

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