Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Rave On

Here's a thrill of the chaste: The Sept. 25 issue of Publishers Weeklywill have this to say about my book:

The Thrill of the Chaste: Finding Fulfillment While Keeping Your Clothes On
Dawn Eden. W, $13.99 paper (224p) ISBN 0-8499-1311-X

New York Daily News columnist and blogger Eden offers a Christian apologetic for premarital chastity, aimed at “marriage-minded single women who’d had enough of the Sex and the City lifestyle.” Eden herself is a convert to both Christianity and chastity, and now an unmarried 30-something, she’s persuaded that chastity is more “hope-filled” and “vibrant” than sex outside of marriage. She draws on John Paul II’s theology of the body to explain why Christians should reserve sex for marriage; “our bodies are living metaphors of God’s loving nature,” she argues, and to have sex casually is to make a false promise of total commitment. ...
[Full review]

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