Christian Sexual Ethics

Balswick, J.K. and J.O. (2008). Authentic Human Sexuality: an integrated Christian approach, 2nd ed.  Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.

The authors advocate the view that sexual activity is for heterosexual marriage.

Brown, P.  (1988). The Body and Society: Men, Women and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity. NY: Columbia University Press.

Carr, D.M. (2003). The Erotic Word: Sexuality, Spirituality, and the Bible. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Church of England. (1991). Issues in Human Sexuality: A Statement by the House of Bishops of the General Synod of the Church of England. London: Church House Publishing.

Church of England. (2003). Being Human: A Christian Understanding of Personhood Illustrated with Reference to Power, Money, Sex and Time. London: Church House Publishing.  A report of the Doctrine Commission of the General Synod of the Church of England.

Cornwall, S. (2013). Theology and Sexuality. London: SCM Press.

Countryman, L.W. (2007). Dirt, Greed and Sex: Sexual Ethics in the New Testament and their Implications for Today. (Rev. ed).  London: SCM Press.

DeConick, A.D. (2011) Holy Misogyny: Why the Sex and Gender Conflicts in the Early Church Still Matter. London: Bloomsbury

Farley, M.A. (1994). Sexual Ethics. In Nelson, J.B. & Longfellow, S.P. (eds.) Sexuality and the Sacred: Sources for Theological Reflection (pp.54-67). London: Mowbray.

Farley, M.A. (2007). Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics. New York, NY: Continuum.

Gudorf, C.E. (1994). Body, Sex, and Pleasure: Reconstructing Christian Sexual Ethics, Cleveland. OH: Pilgrim Press.

Jung, P.B. and Vigen, A.M. (eds.) (2010). God, Science, Sex, Gender: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Christian Ethics. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Martin, D.P. (2006). Sex and the Single Savior. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press.

Ramshaw, E. (2003). Sexuality Is: (a) deeply problematic (b) God’s gift (c) a hoot. Currents in Theology and Mission, 30(1), 20-29.

Rogers Jr.  E.F. (Ed.) (2002) Theology and Sexuality: Classic and Contemporary Readings. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Salzman, T. A. and Lawler, M.G. (2008). The Sexual Person: Toward a Renewed Catholic Anthropology. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Sumners, C. (ed.) (1998). Called to Full Humanity: Letters to the Lambeth Bishops.  London: Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement.

Thatcher, A. (2011). God, Sex and Gender: An Introduction. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Thatcher, A. and Stuart, E. (eds.). (1996). Christian Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender. Leominster: Gracewing

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