Generalities[ edit ] The Pauline epistles contain multiple condemnations of various forms of extramarital sex. Throughout history, most theologians have argued that any and all forms of premarital sex are immoral. A historical example is the medieval English monastic, John Baconthorpe. He states that, from a Biblical perspective, "physical union should not take place outside a "one flesh" i. In [1 Corinthians] chapter 7 Paul addresses the situation of two unmarried Christians who are burning with passion —9 who should either exercise self-control or be permitted to marry cf. The underlying assumptions are the same as those in Deuteronomy
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Her conclusion? They, like she, may have been raised in a culture that says a woman's worth in rooted in her sexual purity. Recounting an anecdote from a childhood teacher who compared having sex to being chewed like a piece of gum, Smart, a Mormon, tells her audience that she "felt crushed" after being raped: "Who could want me now? I felt so dirty and so filthy. I understand, so easily, all too well, why someone wouldn't run.
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