STDs Involve More Than Our Bodies

Sex has a direct impact on the soul. Despite over 300 years' worth of scientific and cultural enlightenment to dispel ignorant notions regarding the existence of souls and of cosmic powers seeking to steal or save them, the drama of the soul keeps shining through, like early morning sunlight streaking into your room when you were so sure you had shut the blinds tight the night before.

I saw an inadvertent sunbeam through some especially sordid...


is a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy and religion, a high-school humanities teacher, and an ordained minister in the Wesleyan Church. He writes a blog, Thought Sifter (, and has published an e-book, What We're Hearing You Say, What It's Like to Be an Evangelical Contemplating the LDS Church.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #40, Spring 2017 Copyright © 2019 Salvo |