Sex and the Cynics: Talking About the Search for Love


The Salvation Army published a very positive review which you can read on their website. Here's the blurb and contents of the first book in the Talking About series.

Love: one of the deepest longings of the human heart, yet increasingly viewed with cynicism. Many people have been hurt too often to believe in love any more, or they just think that it can never last – and they settle for sex as an end in itself. How can Christians say that we were made for love – and that God loves us – in a context like this? Sex and the Cynics: Talking About the Search for Love is an accessible and exciting introduction to thinking about these issues.

Contents

Introduction to the Talking About series by Tony Watkins

Introduction by Nick Pollard

Happily Never After? (read this sample chapter)
by Nick Pollard

Up Close and Personal – a biblical perspective on love
by Steve Tilley

You Complete Me - love in the movies
by Caroline Puntis

Desperately Seeking Something - Desperate Housewives
by Annie Porthouse

Love Actually – study guide
by Steve Couch

Closer – study guide
by Louise Crook

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – study guide
by Caroline Puntis

The History of Love (Nicole Krauss) – study guide
by Tony Watkins

Out of Control – the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer
by Peter S. Williams

Background to the quotes

For further reading

© Tony Watkins, 2020
The Tony and Jane Watkins Trust oversees and supports the ministries of Tony and Jane Watkins in Christian training, education, and communication. It is a charity registered in England and Wales, no. 1062254.
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