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new discipline of clerical celibacy, Jovinian and
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problem was the conflict within him of two different wills - a will to love and serve God wholeheartedly and a will to love and serve only himself.
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In book 8 of the Confessions Augustine portrayed his state as one of moral paralysis, a lack of freedom brought on by the accumulation of his own wrong choices. He offered the following analysis of his predicament in terms that approach a modern understanding of sexual addiction:
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above all, apart from procreation.
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Neither of us acknowledged that the beauty of having a wife lies in the obligation to respect the discipline of marriage and to bring up children. To a large extent what held me captive and tormented me was the habit of satisfying with vehement intensity an insatiable sexual desire (6.12.22).
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body of literature that is almost always neglected by critics of Augustine, namely his sermons.
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his debate with the monk Jovinian.
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Confessions
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As Augustine understood it, the concession or forgiveness that Paul offered was for acts of sexual intercourse that took place purely out of lust and not for the sake of procreation. For married people, such acts contain some "fault" (culpa), but are easily "forgivable" (venialis) because of the goodness of marriage.
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Every human being is part of the human race, and human nature is a social reality and possesses a great and natural good, the power of friendship. For this reason God wished to create all human beings from one, so that they would be held together in their social relationships not only by the similarity of race, but also by the bond of kinship. Therefore, the first natural bond of human society is the union of husband and wife.
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His aim, quite simply, was to find a middle ground between Jerome and Jovinian, that is, to defend the superiority of the celibate state at the same time as he maintained the dignity and genuine goodness of marriage.
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Advocates of the celibate life, such as Ambrose and Jerome, occasionally
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Arianism Eddie Alkemade 1 Kuotes Book of Revelation, The: Question by Question Susan Fournier Mathews 3 Kuotes Christian History: An Introduction McGrath, Alister E. 9 Kuotes Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus Hinges of History 7 Kuotes Disputed Truth: Memoirs Volume 2 Hans Küng 7 Kuotes History Baptism and Origianl Sin Eddie Alkemade 14 Kuotes Infidel Ali, Ayaan Hirsi 1 Kuotes Introduction to the Philosophy and Writings of Plato 2 Kuotes Introduction to the Philosophy and Writings of Plato Taylor, Thomas 2 Kuotes Learn to Read New Testament Greek Black, David Alan 4 Kuotes My Struggle for Freedom: Memoirs Hans Kung 2 Kuotes New American Bible Revised Edition Authors, Various 31 Kuotes Orthodox Church Eddie Alkemade 36 Kuotes Penance Eddie Alkemade 1 Kuotes Philosophy 100 Essential Thinkers: The Ideas that have Shaped Our World Stokes, Phillip 9 Kuotes PopeInterview Eddie Alkemade 4 Kuotes The Book of Jubilees Charles, R.H. 2 Kuotes The Catholic Church: A Short History Modern Library Chronicles 3 Kuotes The Critique of Pure Reason Kant, Immanuel 1 Kuotes The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels Hinges of History 6 Kuotes The History of Infant Baptism and Original Sin Eddie Alkemade 6 Kuotes The Reemergence of Liberation Theologies: Models for the Twenty-First Century New Approaches to Religion and Power 4 Kuotes Theology for the Third Millennium: An Ecumenical View Kung, Hans 80 Kuotes TrinityDogma Eddie Alkemade 1 Kuotes What I Believe Hans Kung 13 Kuotes WhatAugustineSaid ealkemade@yahoo.ca 13 Kuotes