RePlacing Church: Local Spirituality, Innovative Community & Social Change with Ben Katt
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Ben Katt explores local spirituality, innovative community and social change through interviews, stories, and ideas. Popular topics include: justice, leadership, neighborhood, community and many more.
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#86 Tina Schermer Sellers on #MeToo, Consent & Christian Culture
3 days ago
Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers is the author of the forthcoming book, Sex, God & the Conservative Church – Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy. She promotes a “sex-positive Gospel” in her work as a licensed marriage and family therapist, Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Director of Medical Family Therapy at Seattle Pacific University, and blogger and speaker. She is the founder of the Thank God For Sex Project, an online community for people who have experienced religious sexual shame, and the Northwest Institute on Intimacy, which trains psychotherapists in sex and spiritual intimacy therapy. In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast, she joins me to discuss:
Recent headlines and the viral #MeToo hashtag
The importance of consent and the danger of silence and shame culture
How the Church can lead the way in listening to the voices of the abused and marginalized
Sexual values within the Biblical and Jewish tradition
How Christian community can cultivate healthy sexual relationships
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