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Asexuality in Christianity: Both Ideal and Reviled

This isn’t an identity addressed very often in the evangelical purity movement, but it does have an interesting relationship to it. Throughout the purity  movement’s abstinence only education and warnings against lustful thoughts and untoward sexual desire, asexuality becomes the goal without it being spoken of as such. Stopping lust is translated as stopping all sexual desire – so not having sexual desire is the highest of all states a purity movement person can reach. This makes asexuality the unspoken ideal.

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