9780570035688

Human Sexuality : A Christian Perspective

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  • ISBN13:

    9780570035688

  • ISBN10:

    0570035686

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-06-01
  • Publisher: Concordia Pub House

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Summary

This book helps adults better understand their own sexuality and its place in their lives. Addresses important aspects of sexuality including the spiritual, emotional and physical.

Table of Contents

Preface The Why of the Book 13(2)
Test How Much Do You Really Know about Sex? 15(2)
Answers to "How Much Do You Really Know about Sex?" 17(4)
Chapter 1 Sexuality? It Was God's Idea!
21(12)
Distinguishing between "Sexuality," "Sex," and "Making Love"
21(1)
Why We're So Confused
22(1)
Sexuality? God's Idea from the Very Beginning
23(1)
Different from Animals
23(2)
Tarnished by Sin
25(1)
Wisdom from God on the Gift of Sexuality
26(5)
Physical Love Is to Be Expressed between a Husband and a Wife
Physical Love Is for Pleasure
Physical Love Is for Procreation
Consistent Physical Love Is Important
Physical Love Requires a Time Commitment
A Picture of the Difference between "Having Sex" and "Making Love"
31(2)
Chapter 2 Gender and Sexual Orientation
33(10)
Homosexuality
33(7)
The "Why" of Homosexuality
The Number of Homosexuals
The "Gayness" of Homosexuality
But What Does the Bible Say?
But Can Homosexuals Change?
Bisexuality
40(1)
Cross-Dressing
40(1)
Gender Confusion
41(2)
Chapter 3 The Bodies We Have
43(24)
The Sexual Anatomy of a Woman
44(1)
The Outside Organs
44(4)
The Mons
The Major Lips
The Small Lips
The Urethra
The Vaginal Opening
The Clitoris
Breasts
48(1)
The Inside Organs
49(8)
The Ovaries and the Menstrual Cycle
The Preovulatory Phase
The Ovulation Phase
The Luteal Secretion Phase
The Menstruation Phase
The Fallopian Tubes
The Uterus
The Sexual Anatomy of a Male--External Organs
57(3)
The Penis
Scrotum
The Inside Reproductive Organs of a Man
60(4)
Testes
Epididymis
Vas Deferens
Seminal Vesicles
Prostate
Cowper's Glands
Praising God for our Bodies
64(3)
Chapter 4 Ways of "Making Love"
67(18)
Some Forms of Intercourse
68(3)
Male-on-Top Position
Female-on-Top Position
Side-by-Side Position
Male-Behind Position
Oral Sex
71(1)
Anal Sex
72(1)
Frequency of Love Making
72(1)
The Making of Love through Outercourse
73(2)
Adult Sexual Response
75(10)
The Desire Phase
The Excitement Phase
The Plateau Phase
The Orgasm Phase
The Resolution Phase
Chapter 5 Sex and the Single Person
85(12)
But Then There's God to Deal With!
87(3)
Masturbation
90(4)
Fallacies about Masturbation
Truths about Masturbation
Sexual Fantasizing
94(1)
Rape and Date Rape
95(1)
Making Sure "Yes" Is Yes and "No" Is No
96(1)
Chapter 6 Family Planning
97(18)
Periods of Abstinence
99(1)
Barrier Methods
100(3)
The Diaphragm
The Cervical Cap
The Male Condom
The Female Condom
Foams, Creams, Gels, and Sponges
Hormonal Methods
103(2)
The Birth Control Pill
Norplant
Depo-Provera
IUD (The Intrauterine Device)
Sterilization
105(2)
Tubal Ligation
Vasectomy
Abortion
107(8)
The Use of Fetal Tissue to Save the Lives of Others
From the Perspective of Scripture
When There's an Unexpected Pregnancy
Adoption
When Our Best-Laid Plans Don't Work
Chapter 7 Reproduction
115(12)
The Miracle of Conception
115(4)
The Growth of the Baby Month-by-Month
119(4)
The Birth Process
123(1)
A Miracle
124(3)
Chapter 8 Infertility Advances
127(8)
Fertility Drugs
129(1)
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
130(1)
Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT)
130(1)
Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (ZIFT)
130(1)
Artificial Insemination by Husband (AIH)
130(1)
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
130(1)
Artificial Insemination by Donor (AID)
131(1)
Donor Egg
131(1)
Surrogate Motherhood
131(1)
Other Reproduction Options
132(1)
Ethical Issues
132(2)
Moving On
134(1)
Chapter 9 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
135(16)
STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)
136(11)
Chlamydia
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea
HIV/AIDS
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) or Genital Warts
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Syphilis
Other STD Infections
147(1)
A Final Reminder
148(3)
Chapter 10 Sexual Addictions
151(8)
A Misdirected Drive
151(2)
Nymphomania
151(2)
Satyriasis
Sexual Paraphilias
153(3)
Voyeurism
Exhibitionism
Pedophilia
Sadomasochism
Other Paraphilias
156(1)
The War Within
157(2)
Chapter 11 Ways of Feeding the Sexual Appetite
159(10)
Pornography
159(3)
Videos
162(1)
Music
162(1)
Television
163(1)
Telephone Sex
164(1)
Radio
165(1)
Cybersex
165(2)
A Twelve-Step Program
167(1)
Healing Is Available
168(1)
Chapter 12 Sexual Problems
169(10)
Sexual Dysfunctions of Men
171(3)
Premature Ejaculation
Impotence
Other Male Sexual Dysfunctions
Sexual Dysfunctions of Women
174(2)
Vaginismus and Dyspareunia
Failure to Reach Orgasm
Old Age and Sex
176(1)
Treatment of All Sexual Problems
177(2)
Notes 179(6)
Glossary 185

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