God Sex Love & Marriage: هانى مينا ميخائيل - الله والجنس و الحب و الزواج
This is a detailed and frank study presented in 4 hours (English) and 7 hours (Arabic) divided in a series of 10-minute video clips. Also found on www.copticorthodox-divinejustice.com This is a review of the holiness of sex, love and marriage, from the Bible, teachings of Church Fathers, as well as the psychological, anatomical and physiological aspects of sex. Sex Education, Sexual dysfunctions (and their treatment) and also masturbation are discussed, medically and Biblically. The author is a Consultant Surgeon, in the UK, very happily married since 1978 and father to a doctor and a graphic designer.
1 +Introduction; Summary of subjects discussed in 4 hours on 24 video clips about 10 minutes each
2 +The Holy Trinity, our Role Model. Husband and wife the Icon of the Trinity
3 +Heresies: Root Cause: Unclean matter and body !!!
4 +Human needs: Goal and Pleasure. Need for: Food Sex Esteem and Appreciation Possession.
5 +Celibacy and Marriage.
Morality: Christian Versus Social (Permissive & Restrictive) Morality
6 +Definitions: Sex, Libido, Gender Identity / Orientation, Homosexuality
7 +Definitions: Types of LOVE: Aghape, Elios, Storge, Philia, Eros, Epithumia
Virginity, Celibacy, Chastity, Bachelorhood
8 +Definitions: Marriage, Priesthood, Sacraments
9 +Definitions: Adultery, Fornication, Divorce and second marriage
10 +Sacrament of Marriage; Crowns and Cross
11 +Sex in: Genesis, Proverbs, Song of Songs: sexual love inspired by the Holy Spirit ! Warning against Pornography
12 +Deuteronomy 22: Virginity and consequences of Sexual Immorality
13 + John Chrysostome on Sex, Love and Marriage & St Paul 1 Cor. 7:1
14 +St Paul: I Cor. 7, Marital Chastity is continual self-giving, not avoidance Celibacy is only for those to whom it has been givenby God
15 +St Paul: 1Cor. 7, Four reasons not to marry, only due to persecution
Serving God in marriage or Celibacy are equal vocations Lusts 1Jn 2:15-16
16 +St Paul: 1 Cor. 7, Marriage is better than burning with passion
Headship of Man to Woman, as Headship of the Father to the Son 1 Cor. 11:3
17 +St Paul: Husbands: love as Christ loved Liturgy and Communion Submission of women to Man as Submission of Christ to the Father
History regarding women and sex (Sacrament of Love, by Paul Evdokimov)
18 +Sex Education for children: Why? When? How? By whom?
19 +Sex Education for children: Books: What is happening to me?
20 +Sexual Intercourse and Pregnancy for children
21 +Embryology + Anatomy of male and female sex organs
22 +Physiology of the Sexual Response Cycle suggested websites. Statistics Endorphins
23 +Studies on: Orgasm Sexual dysfunction Masturbation:
Opinion of Christian Denominations Biblical Opinion.
24 +Masturbation: Secular Studies - No physical or psychological harm Free Communication between Spouses Acquired religious sense of guilt
Parental advice to teenagers