Season 1: Talking Dirty

On today's episode, Sarah and Peggy discuss the history and culture of sex and spirituality from a liberal-religious viewpoint. Liberal religion can offer a space for healing from the trauma and shame so often caused by oppressive religious teachings around sex and allow us to find joy in a range of safe sexual choices, including the choice to be celibate.

It's okay to talk about sex with your minister or in a religious setting, but many people find that difficult. From the time of Augustine, sex has been bound up with religion, power, money, and patriarchy. Join us for a warm and friendly conversation to untangle some of that history and how it continues to affect many people today.

Thoughts on this episode? Please write to us at podcast@ccny.org!

Hosted by Reverend Peggy Clarke (Community Church of New York) and Reverend Sarah Lenzi (The Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, NJ)
Produced by Amy Wilson
Original music by Graham Clarke
Design by Carol E. Wolf
Recorded at Community Church of New York, Murray Hill, Manhattan
© 2020 The Community Church of New York