Sexual Ethics: An Evangelical Perspective

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1990 - Religion - 301 pages
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In this biblically grounded study, Stanley Grenz synthesizes theology, ethics, and current medical research to offer an evangelical perspective on the profound role which sexuality plays in our lives, and in doing so, calls the church to be a reconciling community which proclaims God's grace to all.

 

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Contents

PART 1
19
Humankind as a Sexual Creation
31
PART 2
54
The Sex Act within the Context of Marriage
78
Fidelity versus Adultery
98
The Ultimate Severing of the Marital Bond
117
Technology and the Prevention of Pregnancy
146
Technology and Pregnancy Enhancement
163
PART 3
179
Singleness and Sexual Expression
200
Sin or Alternative Lifestyle?
223
The Church and Human Sexuality
247
Notes
259
Bibliography
283
Index of Biblical References
293
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Stanley J. Grenz is Professor of Theology and Ethics at Carey/Regent College, Vancouver, and affiliate professor at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard, Illinois. He is the author of many books, including "Theology for the Community of God" and "A Primer on Postmodernism". Westminster John Knox Press has published several of his books, including "Sexual Ethics: An Evangelical Perspective"; "Welcoming But Not Affirming: An Evangelical Response to Homosexuality"; and "What Christians Really Believe and Why".

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