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Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber Gets 'Shameless' About Sex

Bolz-Weber's new book pulls from her own experiences, stories told by her parishioners, and the Bible itself for an examination of the way conservative Christian ideas about sex affect peoples' lives.
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How does the church affect people's sex lives? It's a big question with no easy answers, but one that Nadia Bolz-Weber is willing to confront. Bolz-Weber is a Lutheran pastor based in Denver, and her arguments come from first hand experience — from stories shared by parishioners at her former congregation, and from the text of the Bible itself. In her new book, , she takes a bold look at how conservative Christian norms around sexuality affect worshipers in every aspect of

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