Erotism: Death & Sensuality - Erotism: Death & Sensuality Summary & Analysis

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"Christianity" The author here contends that Christianity has self-defined a belief system entrenched in DIS-continuity. The principles and practices of the faith have, the author suggests, left human beings eternally separated from one another—on Earth, in Heaven (with God), and in Hell (separate from God)—all with their individual souls intact and distinct. This, he proposes, resulted from Christianity's attempts to reconcile a negative perspective on transgression which, as has been defined by the author, is an attempt to transcend discontinuity, with a limited perspective on continuity—all are one in the love of God. He writes of how Christianity transformed impure sacredness (i.e., continuity through sexual expression manifesting in reproduction) into the profane (i.e., non-sacred). In other words, it became more than taboo. It became Evil.

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