*SEX! This world without a god might be a pit of hellish orgies and sex! Well, maybe not. What the Bible really says about sex is often misinterpreted and mistranslated.

According to a new book, “Unprotected Texts: The Bible’s Surprising Contradictions About Sex and Desire” written by university professor Jennifer Wright Knust explores that very thought. Instead of siding with the very popular conservative notion that sex is only for marriage, she takes the topic of sex and marriage a different direction.

Sex and the love of sex and lovemaking can be found a whole lot of places in the Bible, but few agree that it’s about literal sex. Instead, theologians and zealous religious folks say it’s an expression of God’s love of the church.

But Knust says that’s just a cover up of the truth.

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