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Sex for Christians: The Limits and Liberties of Sexual Living
Lewis B. Smedes

"Published the year I was born (it's since been reissued in a lightly revised edition), this remains my favorite of the many Christian sexual ethics texts written for a broad audience."

Velma Still Cooks in Leeway: A Novel
Vinita Hampton Wright

"This novel deals with, among other themes, rape. In addition to being an absorbing read, it is a terrific resource for beginning conversations in church communities about sexual violence."

Our coverage includes:

The Wright Stuff | With Velma Still Cooks in Leeway, Vinita Hampton Wright leads a quiet transformation of Christian fiction. (April 23, 2001)

The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity
Peter Robert Lamont Brown

"A profound exploration of the meaning of sexual renunciation in early Christianity."

The Court of Common Pleas: A Novel
Alexandra Marshall

"This novel is an account of a marriage in crisis, and it offers one of the best portraits I've encountered of ordinary, blessed marital sexuality."

For Fidelity: How Intimacy and Commitment Enrich Our Lives
Catherine M. Wallace

"A beautiful meditation on erotic desire and fidelity."

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Real Sex | Making the case for fidelity. (April 6, 1998)


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