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Robert Farrar Capon on “Sex” vs. Sexuality

The recent conversation about complementarianism and its relevance for “all of life,” reminded me of this great section from Robert Farrar Capon’s┬áBed and Board. I will have to leave readers to make their own connections, as I only have time to pass along the quote: Do you know why [sex] is ugly? Because it is […]

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More on Capon

Christianity Today posted a nice memorial to Robert Farrar Capon a few days ago. It included some personal material, obtained from Fr. Capon’s wife, as well as this explanation about his earlier divorce: Mrs. Capon was a bit surprised when I told her that I particularly liked Father Capon’s first book,Bed and Board: Plain Talk […]

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RIP Robert Farrar Capon

Robert Farrar Capon has gone to be with the Lord. He was an interesting if sometimes frustrating man, and he was certainly a great writer. His books were actually of varying quality, his culinary tastes were at times mischievous in their decadence, but his prose was always full of grace. Perhaps most surprising, given the […]