By Elaine Pagels
The disgust felt via early Christians for the flesh used to be a thorough departure from either pagan and Jewish sexual attitudes. in truth, as Princeton professor Pagels (The Gnostic Gospels) demonstrates, the ascetic circulation in Christianity met with nice resistance within the first 4 centuries A.D.
Sex turned totally tainted, inextricably associated with sin less than the lessons of Augustine. This afflicted sinner invoked Adam and Eve to justify his idiosyncratic view of humanity as completely scarred by way of the autumn. rather than being disregarded as marginal, Augustine's grim outlook took carry, based on Pagels, since it used to be politically expedient. Now that Christianity had develop into the imperial faith, Rome sought after its imperfect topics to obey a robust Christian country. This hugely provocative historical past hyperlinks the spiritual roots of Western sexual attitudes to women's inferior prestige throughout the centuries.
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