Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Weblogs: J.R.R. Tolkien on sex

(via SBC chief Albert Mohler's Weblog, July 25, 2005) "Beyond this, Tolkien demonstrated a profound understanding of male sexuality and the need for boundaries and restraint. Even as he was often criticized for having an overly negative understanding of male sexuality, Tolkien presented an honest assessment of the sex drive in a fallen world. He argued that men are not naturally monogamous. 'Monogamy (although it has long been fundamental to our inherited ideas) is for us men a piece of "revealed" ethic, according to faith and not to the flesh.'"


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