The Ethics of Sex
November 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
Prologue: Candid Advice to the Reader.
1 The Vices of Christian Ethics.
2 Scriptural Authorities.
3 A New Life Beyond Sex.
4 Crimes against Nature.
5 Marriage Acts.
6 "Attack" upon Christendom.
7 Redeeming pleasures.
Epilogue: Sex and Schism.
Index of Biblical References.
- Summarises key topics and themes, pushing forward the debate in interesting and original directions
- Creative in approach, yet easily accessible to the general reader
- Offers knowledgeable commentary in a field of burgeoning interest
"This book provides an informative foundation for a serious
study of religious sexual teachings and a helpful survey of current
debates in religious circles regarding sexual ethics."
"Occasionally a book appears that stimulates such thoughtful
controversy that one can welcome its arrival with a certain
delight. Such a book is The Ethics of Sex by Mark Jordan."
International Academy for Marital Spirituality Review
"The Ethics of Sex is perhaps the best undergraduate
sexual ethics book available today." Journal of the American
Academy of Religion
"(A) thought-provoking challenge to all ethicists (theological or secular) who aspire to offer an account of the 'ethics of sex'" Women's Philosophy Review