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#99 - St. Augustine and the place of sexual intimacy in Christian marriage

by Robert Nguyen Cramer (version

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1. Insight #99 from John [ note: The "insight" immediately below is from John, a fellow participant in an international ecumenical forum in which I participate, and it is being quoted with his permission. My response, also below, was originally sent to that forum.]

2 - Response #99 from

3 - Insight #99 from John - [Excerpts from his response to another forum participant's comments and to my request to quote him.]

4 - Insight #99 from Kim - [In the continuing stream of postings that followed those above were several postings by Kim Power, author of Veiled desire: Augustine on women (New York: Continuum, 1996). She has kindly given me permission to quote her postings. For those interested in further researching Augustine and women, the chapter in Kim's book that is most relevant to our current discussion is chapter 8, pages 94-107.]

5 - Insight #99 from John - [John's response to the comments of another participant in the forum]

6 Insight #99 from John - [John's next response]

7 Insight #99 from Kim - [Kim's next response.]

8 Insight #99 from Kim - [Kim's next response.]

9 Insight #99 from John - [John's next response to the comments of another participant in the forum]

10 Conclusion from St. Paul (1Co 7:3-5, TEV):

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