Foreword by Stanley J. Grenz. Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1. Rites of Passage: The Quest for Manhood and Womanhood. 2. Adolescence: Awakenings and Choices. 3. Sleeping Alone: Sexuality and Singleness. 4. Birthing Babies: The Essence of Early Motherhood (and Fatherhood). 5. Mysteries of Marriage: Bone of My Bone, Flesh of My Flesh. 6. Sexuality and Culture: Bodies and Scripts. Epilogue: Beauty from Ashes. Notes. The Author. Index.
Lisa Graham McMinn is a professor at Wheaton College where she teaches courses in family and sociology. She is the author of Growing Strong Daughters and speaks, writes, and teaches on gender issues in the church. She has been married to her husband, Mark McMinn, for twenty-four years, and together they have parented three daughters.
"...excellent examination of sexuality provides a refreshing perspective on sexuality in general". ( Publishers Weekly, December 22, 2003) "...a compassionate and thorough examination of human sexuality from teen hormones to singles sleeping alone that's often left untouched by congregations" (Dallas Morning News)