With the mixed moral messages facing Americans on the subject of sex, the Christianity Today Institute invited five scholars to Chicago for two days to answer the question “How should Christians deal with their sexuality?” Also present as moderator and contributor was journalist Tim Stafford, whose work in the area of sexuality includes 14 years as author of “Love, Sex, and the Whole Person,” a regular column in CAMPUS LIFE. The following article combines Mr. Stafford’s research with ideas generated by our participants in more than 12 hours of open-ended dialogue.

Judith K. Balswick, Ed.D.

Dr. Balswick is an assistant professor of marriage and family ministries at Fuller Theological Seminary. She also directs the practicum training program for Fuller’s School of Theology. As a licensed marriage and family counselor, Dr. Balswick has had extensive experience in clinical counseling.

Stanley Grenz, Th.D.

Dr. Grenz is associate professor of systematic theology and Christian ethics at North American Baptist Seminary. He was recently granted a sabbatical to travel to Germany where he will work on an English summary of Wolfhart Pannenberg’s forthcoming dogmatics.

Kenneth S. Kantzer, Ph.D.

A former editor of CHRISTIANITY TODAY and dean of the CT Institute, Dr. Kantzer is professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. His distinguished career in Christian higher education spans four decades.

Kaye Cook, Ph.D.

Dr. Cook is an associate professor of psychology at Gordon College where she has taught courses in human sexuality. She also does clinical work at Children’s Hospital in Boston and frequently speaks on topics related to human development.

William S. ...

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