Love Divine: Erotic Desires in Christian Mysticism – Condon Lecture Series

By Prof. David Albertson

How well do we understand love today, despite popular images of romance? Prof. David Albertson of USC’s School of Religion examines how love, desire, and erotic experiences were explored by Christian mystics in ways that stretch our imagination. For them, religion shouldn’t suppress physical and spiritual desires, but cultivate and intensify them.