Fidelity: What It Means to Be a One-Woman Man

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Canon Press & Book Service, Oct 23, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 186 pages
We live in a time when marital fidelity is under assault. Driven by the forces of relativism, our society attacks sexual faithfulness on numerous fronts. The push for homosexual marriages, for example, comes at the end of the fall into perversion, not the beginning. Faithless husbands began the fall long ago, and our culture, with all its washed-out self-help books, fails to address the real problem--sin. Addressed to men, Fidelity hits hard, using clear language and focusing on specific sins with specific solutions: adultery, divorce, polygamy, celibacy, pornography, and more. But in the end, the antidote to all sexual temptation is simple--the godly honoring of the marriage bed: "Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge" (Heb. 13:4).

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User Review  - taterzngravy - LibraryThing

Because Douglas Wilson approaches a subject by examining what the Bible says about the subject, not what pietistic notions say that the Bible says, his advice on the subject of fidelity is refreshing, surprising, and convicting. He examines all the areas that any one may have wondered about. Read full review

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User Review  - ianclary - LibraryThing

For men only. I must admit, the frankness of this book had me on laughing out loud. Very poignant. Deals with pornography, adultery, homosexuality and much more. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
A Blunt Instrument
13
Lust and Pornography
21
Fornication
39
Adultery
51
Divorce
69
Prostitution
79
Rape
83
Polygamy
91
Sodomy
101
Masturbation
111
Celibacy
117
Sex in the Resurrection
129
Sexual Solutions
137
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Douglas Wilson is senior pastor at Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho, and senior fellow of theology at New Saint Andrews College. He writes widely on theology, culture, education, and family life in such books as Reforming Marriage, Future Men, and My Life for Yours. Visit DougWils.com

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