Defining Lust

Ryan Robinson

It is easiest to identify Ryan as both theologian and tech guy. By day, Ryan is a Technical Consultant work with PeaceWorks Technology Solutions. There, he works on websites, CRMs, and SharePoint implementations. Along with blogging here, Ryan is a founding member of the MennoNerds blogging network and a contributor to the book A Living Alternative.

3 Responses

  1. Amy Mitchell says:

    Thanks for linking my post! This topic started becoming of interest when I was in grad school studying health science, actually. When I started comparing what I was learning about sexuality education and human experience/biology, it just didn’t seem to fit with what I had learned in church. It became even more pronounced when we started attending a very conservative evangelical church. I couldn’t reconcile the two, so I began to look for theology that made more sense–something that didn’t ignore reality in favor of black/white rules. This was not to justify my own behavior but to protect my kids from developing shame-based thinking in regard to their bodies. I’m glad that other people are examining the subject, and I hope it leads to healthier spirituality and interactions.

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