Life Library — Christian Dating
The following resources were chosen for their insight on certain topics. However, due to the variety of sources, not all of the views expressed are necessarily those of LCMS World Relief and Human Care. Please read with discretion, and discuss any questions with your pastor.
Winner, Lauren F. Real Sex: The Naked Truth About Chastity. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Brazos Press, 2005. (Despite the provocative title, this is an excellent, theologically profound work.)
Winner, Lauren, and Doug Wilson, et al. 5 Paths to the Love of Your Life: Defining Your Dating Style. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Think Books, 2005.
Richards, Arlene Kramer, and Irene Willis. Boy Friends, Girl Friends, Just Friends. New York: Atheneum, 1981.
Clark, Jeramy. I Gave Dating a Chance: A Biblical Perspective to Balance the Extremes. Colorado Springs: WaterBrook Press, 2000.
Clark, Jeramy and Jerusha. Define the Relationship: A Candid Look at Breaking Up, Making Up, and Dating Well. Colorado Springs: WaterBrook Press, 2004.
Grenz, Stanley J. Sexual Ethics: An Evangelical Perspective. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997.
Harris, Joshua. Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship. Sisters, Ore.: Multnomah, 2000.
Harris, Joshua. I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A New Attitude Toward Romance and Relationships. Sisters, Ore.: Multnomah, 1997, 2003.
Stenzel, Pam, with Crystal Kirgiss. Sex Has A Price Tag: Discussions About Sexuality, Spirituality and Self-Respect. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2003.
Meeker, Margaret J., M.D. Restoring the Teenage Soul: Nurturing Sound Hearts and Minds in a Confused Culture. Traverse City, Mich.: McKinley & Mann, 1999.
Meeker, Margaret J., M.D. Epidemic: How Teen Sex is Killing Our Kids. Washington, D.C.: Lifeline Press, 2002.
Cox, Melissa R., ed. 350 Questions Kids Ask about Sex: Honest Answers for Every Age. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Publishing Group, 2005. (Contributed by The Medical Institute for Sexual Health)
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- The Medical Institute for Sexual Health is a nonprofit medical organization designed to confront the world epidemics of non-marital pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease with incisive health care data. Driven by medical, educational and other scientific data, The Medical Institute informs, educates, and provides solutions to medical professionals, educators government officials, parents and the media about problems associated with sexually transmitted disease and non-marital pregnancy.