Faith between the covers | Book


Sex and Religion: Teachings and Taboos in the history of world faiths


Author: Dag Oistein Endsjo


Publisher: Speaking Tiger Books


Price: Rs 499   

Pages: 332

Hippolytus cuts a rather tragic figure in Greek antiquity. He was the son of a powerful father, Theseus, who was king of Athens and one of its most valorised heroes, widely feted for his slaying of the Minotaur. But the story of Hippolytus, the one with which this book begins, is more of a cautionary tale. It was widely used as a parable against abstinence.

Hippolytus had earned the wrath of the goddess

First Published: Mar 30 2024 | 12:12 AM IST


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