Is masturbation considered a sinUploader: Maxim 9 days ago Subscribe 2341
This is because it is a form of fornication. The passage may be referring to a nocturnal emission, or wet dream, rather than masturbation, but the passage is not specific. Something Wicked this Way Comes: Pierre Humbert states, "During the Middle Ages, masturbation - so-called "softness" - was considered an unnatural sin, but for the vast majority of theologians, priests and confessors, the offense was much less serious than fornication, adultery or sodomy; and they generally preferred not to talk too much about it so as not to suggest its existence to those who did not know about it. In his attempt to explain John Paul II's Theology of the BodyAnthony Percy writes in his book that "pornography and masturbation represent the destruction of the symbolic and nuptial meaning of the human body. They go on to note that "we find that the questions that Christian young people ask about masturbation can be reduced to two essential queries.