Sexual Fulfillment: For Single and Married, Straight and Gay, Young and Old

Sexual Fulfillment: For Single and Married, Straight and Gay, Young and Old

by Herbert W. Chilstrom
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0806640472

ISBN-13: 9780806640471

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

What is healthy sexuality for a Christian? This book approaches some of the more difficult-to-discuss areas of human sexuality.
  • The human need for sexual fulfillment
  • Singles and sexual fulfillment
  • Sexual fulfillment in marriage
  • Heterosexual marriage
  • Same sex relationships
  • Sexual fulfillment in the elder years

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Overview

What is healthy sexuality for a Christian? This book approaches some of the more difficult-to-discuss areas of human sexuality.

  • The human need for sexual fulfillment
  • Singles and sexual fulfillment
  • Sexual fulfillment in marriage
  • Heterosexual marriage
  • Same sex relationships
  • Sexual fulfillment in the elder years

The authors distinguish between "life-giving sex" and "life-degrading sex" by establishing four criteria for a healthy relationship: mutual love, mutual respect, mutual openness, and mutual faithfulness. They then discuss healthy sexuality in a variety of life stages and relationships. With a compassionate tone, the authors explore the issues Christian people face with respect to the experience and expression of their sexuality.

About the Authors

Herbert W. Chilstrom is a retired pastor who served two terms as Presiding Bishop of the ELCA.
Lowell O. Erdahl has served as a pastor, seminary professor, and church leader. He is the author of several books. Erdahl lives in Roseville, Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806640471
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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