Theology and Sexuality: Classic and Contemporary Readings
February 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: How and How Not to Think Theologically About the Body.
Part II: Biblical Resources.
Part III: Liturgical Resources.
Part IV: Classical Resources..
Part V: Contemporary Philosophical Resources.
Part VI: Nuptial Hermeneutics, Or What Marriage Means.
Part VII: Catholic Controversies.
Part VIII: Prohibitionist Manifestos.
Part IX: Contemporary Biblical Arguments.
Part X: Trinitarian Resources.
Part XI: Anthropology and Christology.
Part XII: Ecclesial Voices.
- Includes classic and contemporary readings from Protestantism, Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and the Enlightenment.
- Presents arguments from scripture, tradition, the nature of the church and the means of grace, rather than from experience.
- Organised under theological headings rather than in a ‘for and against' format.
- Includes previously untranslated material by Thomas Aquinas and Karl Barth.
"The readings offer thoughtful reflections on the meanings of the body, homosexuality, marriage, and the interpretation of scripture. The book should inform the debate in a helpful way." Church Times
"Those seeking information to guide them around the contemporary debate in the church about sexuality will welcome the publication of Theology and Sexuality." Expository Times
"...a valuable resource for anyone who wants to think through the fundamental questions it poses: 'What does God want with sex, anyway?'" The Way