Below is a review I wrote of a recently published book entitled God and Eros: The Ethos of the Nuptial Mystery, by Colin Paterson and Conor Sweeney, eds.
The review can be found in full at Claritas: Journal of Dialogue and Culture
Gourlay, Thomas V. (2018) “Book Review: God and Eros: The Ethos of the Nuptial Mystery,” Claritas: Journal of Dialogue and Culture: Vol. 7 : No. 1 , Article 14.
Available at: https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/claritas/vol7/iss1/14
“While God and Eros: The Ethos of the Nuptial Mystery was published around the same time as the two synods on marriage and the family (2014–2015) and seems to address many of the hot-button issues discussed at those meetings, the essays that comprise this volume were written well in advance of those synods. They reflect thinking that is both theologically rigorous and of profound pastoral sensitivity.
God and Eros is a collection of papers from the erstwhile John Paul II Institute for Marriage and the Family in Melbourne, Australia…” (Continue reading…)