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Wired For Intimacy

Wired For Intimacy

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Pornography is powerful. Our contemporary culture as been pornified, and it shapes our assumptions about identity, sexuality, the value of women and the nature of relationships. Countless Christian men struggle with the addictive power of porn. But common spiritual approaches of more prayer and accounability groups are often of limited help.

^^In this book Wired for Intimacy neuroscientist and researcher William Struthers explains how pornography affects the male brain and what we can do about it. Because we are embodied beings, viewing pornography changes how the brain works, how we form memories and make attachments. By better understanding the biological realities of our sexual development, we can cultivate healthier sexual perspectives and interpersonal relationships. Struthers exposes false assumptions and casts a vision for a redeemed masculinity, showing how our sexual longings can actually propel us toward sanctification and holiness in our bodies.

^^With insights for both married and single men alike, this book offers hope for freedom from pornography.



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About "Wired For Intimacy"

Pornography is powerful. Our contemporary culture as been pornified, and it shapes our assumptions about identity, sexuality, the value of women and the nature of relationships. Countless Christian men struggle with the addictive power of porn. But common spiritual approaches of more prayer and accounability groups are often of limited help.

^^In this book Wired for Intimacy neuroscientist and researcher William Struthers explains how pornography affects the male brain and what we can do about it. Because we are embodied beings, viewing pornography changes how the brain works, how we form memories and make attachments. By better understanding the biological realities of our sexual development, we can cultivate healthier sexual perspectives and interpersonal relationships. Struthers exposes false assumptions and casts a vision for a redeemed masculinity, showing how our sexual longings can actually propel us toward sanctification and holiness in our bodies.

^^With insights for both married and single men alike, this book offers hope for freedom from pornography.


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Meet the Author

William M Struthers

William Struthers (Ph.D., University of Chicago), is associate professor of psychology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois where he teaches courses on behavioral neuroscience, men and addictions and the biological bases of behavior. His theoretical research is in the area of neuroethics, the biological bases of spirituality and personhood, and the nature of integration in psychology. He is also interested in the Anglican tradition and in science/faith dialogue issues.

Table Of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • part 1: How Pornography Works
  • 1 Saturated With Porn
  • 2 The Corruption Of Intimacy
  • 3 The Consequences Of Porn
  • 4 Your Brain On Porn
  • part 2: Healthy Masculinity And Sexuality
  • 5 Made Male In God's Image
  • 6 Masculinity
  • 7 The Male Need For Intimacy
  • 8 Rewiring And Sanctification
  • Appendix A: Resources For Recovery From Online Pornography And Sex Addiction
  • Appendix B: Books On Pornography And Sex Addiction Recovery
  • Index

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  • Catalogue Code 296125
  • Product Code 9780830837007
  • ISBN 0830837000
  • EAN 9780830837007
  • Pages 196
  • Department General Books
  • Category Men
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Jan 2010
  • Sales Rank #58478
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.272kg

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