"The problem was, because Purity is an idol a validated and worshiped idol , I didn't know who or what I'd be without my totem.
You can find justifications in the Bible that says it is a sin and that says it is not a sin.
In the vacuum that remained after leaving her evangelical, patriarchal concepts about sex behind, she struggles to find a new morality, a new sexual ethic, that honors her convictions, her desires, and her sense of agency.
A vital and necessary work for one and all, no matter your upbringing.
" -- Tina Schermer Sellers author of Sex, God, and the Conservative Church: Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy "On Her Knees is no flimsy summer 'beach read.
Said another way: the bitch can preach.