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John Portmann

John Portmann is the author of When Bad Things Happen to Other People and the editor of In Defense of Sin. A self-described liberal Catholic, Portmann lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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In Defense of Sin

Edited by John Portmann

Intriguing, and occasionally unsettling, In Defense of Sinis a refreshingly frank exploration of some real facts of life. Portmann gathers an on-target collection of great writers on transgressions...

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Sex and Heaven

John Portmann

What does it take to get into heaven? If you're Roman Catholic, Portmann argues, the red-hot issue is sex.Since the late 1980s, the Vatican has made great efforts to encourage Jews to celebrate...

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