Josh Butler caused a big ruckus when an excerpt from his latest book was posted on a prominent Christian website. His approach using sex to talk about God drew a lot of criticism. The Mere Fi cast have a few criticisms of their own. Andrew, Matt, and Alastair discuss it all quite candidly with Josh himself in this episode of Mere Fidelity.
Beautiful Union: How God’s Vision for Sex Points Us to the Good, Unlocks the True, and (Sort Of) Explains Everything, by Joshua Ryan Butler [affiliate link]
The Gospel Coalition retraction
Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body [affiliate link]
This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence, by John Piper [affiliate link]
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