About Michael Bradley

Michael Bradley is a senior studying theology, philosophy, and Italian at the University of Notre Dame.

Eros Beyond Sex

Eros

When we encounter the word eros—the Greek noun to which the adjective “erotic” corresponds—we probably assume that eros is essentially sexual love. Yet in making this assumption, we hit far wide of the mark established in the thought of the Greek philosophers and continued in the Christian tradition.What, then, is eros? Is it a purely physical love, or a love that consumes both mind and body? How does eros relate to sexuality? The traditional answers to these questions may surprise us and ent … [Read more...]


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