Love between man and woman: is it sacred or sinful? A Rhapsody of Love and Spirituality explores Platonic eros,
Christian mysticism, friendship, religious ritual, and love as people
experience it, turning up startling ironies and paradoxes and, along
the way, some traditions we may find worth reclaiming.
can different models of romance all be so compelling? This survey and
comparative analysis of the literary and artistic references that
underlie and inspire our notions of love and romance will be useful in
college courses on Western Civilization, and is accessible to the
educated general public interested in the spiritual ramifications of
love, how to live and love well.