Sex and the City of God: A Memoir of Love and Longing

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InterVarsity Press, Aug 25, 2020 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
When Carolyn Weber moved to Oxford University to study, she didn't expect to find God there. But she did. As she grappled with her newest and most important relationship, she also found that there was another invitation: to think bigger about love. In this book we follow Weber through courtship and into marriage and parenthood. Now a literature professor, Weber reflects on her relationship with a sometimes-absent father and how that has shaped her. Through her personal story, as well as spiritual, theological, and literary reflection, Sex and the City of God explores what life looks like when we choose to love God first.
 

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Weber, former literature professor at Seattle University, follows up her memoir Surprised by Oxford with a focused look at her courtship and marriage. She recalls her suspicions of men and academic ... Read full review

Contents

In Anticipation
1
1 Saved Sex
11
2 The Singular Life
38
3 Its All Relative
51
4 Premarital Sects
66
5 On the Road
92
6 Guest Night
122
7 Sweetness to the Soul
137
9 Through the Woods Darkly
179
10 Anniversary Song
196
Afterglow
204
Acknowledgments
210
Notes
212
Praise for Sex and the City of God
217
About the Author
220
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221

8 Sea of Love
161

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About the author (2020)

Carolyn Weber is the award-winning author of Surprised by Oxford and is an international speaker. Dr. Weber holds her MPhil and DPhil from Oxford University, England. She has served as faculty at a number of colleges including Seattle University and Westmont College. She currently resides in a Canadian farmhouse with her husband and their four spirited children.

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