Sexually explicit sculptures may be found on a number of medieval churches in France and Spain. This fascinating study examines the origins and purposes of these sculptures, viewing them not as magical fertility symbols, nor even as idols of ancient pre-Christian religions, but as serious works that dealt with the sexual customs and salvation of medieval folk, and thus gave support to the Church's moral teachings.
'This is an interesting investigation of a fascinating subject'. - British Book News
'This is a serious book aimed at the general reader. It presents detailed information concerning the distribution of the various subjects…' - Catholic Herald