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Dr. Peter Kreeft - Christian Anthropology vs. the Sexual Revolution

I came across a very brief but excellent video from Dr. Kreeft on the sexual revolution. I have been trying to write on this topic for a while, and Dr. Kreeft says what needs to be said so well, I thought I would simply share his lecture.

For certain topics, I find myself time and time again, going to catholic resources for information. I think there is a huge void in teaching on this subject, at least in my church experiences, regarding human sexuality. I think it is time the Church, mainly the non-Catholic Church, stopped being ashamed of the truth that we are created in the image of God. We have kept the implications of that truth quiet, while a revolution that in the end, dehumanizes the entire sexual experiences has become so out of control, that I fear our entire Western Civilization may be in jeopardy. I am not trying to use hyperbole, but as I consider my own heart, and the sexual baggage that my generation is carrying, I know this is a message that desperately needs to be at the center of our knowledge and being. Sexuality, is the core of who we are - we have to get this subject right, or we are lost.

I know as a protestant I struggle with the catholic concept of humanae vitae (as well as many catholics),  however, I do believe it needs to be part of our discussion, in our pursuit of truth. Truth is at the heart of the discussion.

The truth.

That is what scares us as parents. That is what drives a gigantic wedge between believers in God, and an education system that's one goal seems to be, to create a generation with a guilt complex  -a generation that feels it cannot, and must not, under any circumstance, pass any moral judgement. (see - The Multicultural Ploy) The topic of human sexuality is the magnum opus of that conflict. Absolute sexual freedom is in reality freedom from the one thing that gives it all meaning - the Creator and creation.

As we consider our generation....

Are our marriages fulfilling and true? Are they until death do we part? Are our relationships genuine? Is there a depth to our human experiences?

Because all I see is a generation deceived by materialism, I see a culture completely absorbed in a world of pornography, oblivious to the sacrifice it demands of that beautiful statement:
So God created man in his own image,in the image of God he created him;male and female he created them.
Neither to be exploited, but celebrated, both to be done with a love that goes beyond this earthly experience. And we wonder why life feels superficial?

I will let Dr. Kreeft do the talking now. I look forward to your comments!




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