Love Does No Harm: Sexual Ethics for the Rest of Us

This work is aimed at those caught somewhere in the middle between those for whom only heterosexual and monogamous marriage, or “anything goes,” are paradigms of suitable behaviour and intimate relationships. Ethicist and Christian Marie Fortune explores what it means to be in an intimate relationship today, surrounded as we are by domestic violence and…

The Courage to be Chaste

Benedict J. Groeschel draws on his wide experience as a psychologist and cure of souls and offers a practical guide to those Christians seeking to lead a chaste single life. A contemporary treatment of the traditional theme of chastity that shows that a mature chastity can be loving, peaceful and fulfilled.

Sexual Identity Synthesis: Attributions, Meaning-Making, and the Search for Congruence

How does religious identity inform a person’s sexual identity and vice versa? Sexual Identity Synthesis: Attributions, Meaning-Making, and the Search for Congruence answers these questions in this groundbreaking study on the development and synthesis of sexual identity among Christians who experience same-sex attraction. Mark Yarhouse is Associate Professor in the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology…

Making Love Just: Sexual Ethics for Perplexing Times

Ethical reflection about sexuality is increasingly controversial, complex, and conflicted. After centuries of conflicting messages from the tradition, Christians are understandably confused about how exactly the good news pertains to sexuality. Using a series of provocative questions, Marvin Ellison, a pioneer in contemporary Christian rethinking of sexuality and sexual ethics, attempts to increase readers skills…

Thou Shalt Not Love: What Evangelicals Really Say to Gays

The author, a gay Christian anthropologist, was a member of an evangelical church and went through reparative therapy; its failure led him to investigate both scientific and biblical views of homosexuality. Distilled from his personal experience and research, this critique draws from disparate cultures, genetics, evolution, psychology, and Bible studies. It illuminates the many issues…