Do celibacy and sexuality even belong together? If we think they do not, we have a deeply skewed notion of both! Every human being is by nature a sexual being in as much as we are created male and female. When Christian celibacy is authentically lived, it’s not a rejection of sexuality or a negation of eros, but a sign that anticipates the ultimate fulfillment of sexuality and erotic desire in the marriage of the Lamb. Christian celibacy properly understood and properly lived reveals and proclaims to the whole world that we are made for a bliss and ecstasy that is literally out of this world!
This popular study guide, prepared for a conference of the same name, has become a beautiful and rich resource in its own right.