Book #51389

Innocent Ecstasy: How Christianity Gave America an Ethic of Sexual Pleasure

Peter Gardella
Book #51389 Innocent Ecstasy: How Christianity Gave America an Ethic of Sexual Pleasure. Peter Gardella.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985.
ISBN: 0195036123

A winsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition with a previous owner's library stamp on the front free endpaper in a price-clipped Very Good+ dust-jacket with some soiling.

Innocent Ecstasy is a book about the role Christianity has played in shaping American ethics around sexuality. Gardella argues that Christianity has given America an ethic of sexual pleasure, which has helped to create a society where people are more open about their sexuality and are more comfortable expressing their desires.; 8vo; 202 pages.

Price: $20.81