Why Christian Sexual Morality is Rejected

Posted April 5, 2018 7:36 pm by James Kalb

Why Christian Sexual Morality is Rejected

There are good arguments for traditional Christian sexual morality (CSM), but even so it’s fallen out of favor. Many in the Church have given up on it, saying it’s at most an ideal no one can be held to. What would be needed to bring it back and make it effective?
A complete answer seems out of reach, but to begin we should look at some of the arguments and see why they’re not enough.
First, there is the authority of perennial Church teaching. It seems unlikely we’ll do better inventing our own, so why not stick with it? Also, compared to

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