In defense of Fifty Shades as both book and movie, people have declared that the Bible is also full of violence—and they’re absolutely right. The Bible tells of more battles and brutality and death than you might expect from the Good Book. But the Bible isn’t just a collection of stories.
Our pedestaled definition of love is entirely backwards. God is love, but not the type of love that squeezes the life and vibrancy out of someone because He wants them all His own.