Prophetic Dress Code

Some more Foucault soundbites, “If sex is repressed, that is, condemned to prohibition, non-existence, and silence, then the mere fact that one is speaking about it has the appearance of a deliberate transgression. A person who holds forth in such language places himself to a certain extent outside the reach of power; he upsets established… Continue reading Prophetic Dress Code

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Foucault, Christians and Sex

Wow, I love that title, ...here are a couple of hairy, straight, suggestions for ways in which Foucault’s analysis benefits Christian thinking about sexuality. First, Foucault has a lot to say about why and how our culture loves to speak about sex. On the one hand we are continually telling ourselves that sex is the… Continue reading Foucault, Christians and Sex

Sex and Death

Emma and I were walking through the Botanic Gardens last week. It was raining so we were snuggled up under our umbrella. We were on our way to my new favourite Sydney Cafe - the Poolside Cafe at Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton Pool down on the edge of the water near Lady Macquarie’s Chair. We were… Continue reading Sex and Death