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Single & human

Author: Ada Lum
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ada Lum
ISBN: 0877843619 9780877843610
OCLC Number: 2523457
Description: 81 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: 1. The growing singles society --
Redemptive humor --
The lessening stigma --
The two faces of our humanness --
First-rate human beings --
2. Biblical teaching on singleness --
Think right --
God's original purpose for man: marriage --
God's intention for marriage --
The power of choice --
God's redemptive gift of being single --
3. Problems and temptations of a single woman --
Self-rejection --
Guilt feelings --
Brittleness --
Self-orientation --
Loneliness --
Sex --
Anxiety about relating to men --
Worry about the future --
Quiet plans of love --
4. Prospects for happiness and usefulness --
Giving oneself to Christ --
Extending oneself to others --
Enjoying children --
Being a "nurturant mother" --
Welcoming everyone and every new experience --
Thank God you're normal --
Carrying on as a woman, not a female zombie --
Relating to men positively --
5. Friendships with married people --
A Biblical example --
Intelligent conversations and initiative --
That maiden aunt --
Marriage agents --
The professional woman and male colleagues --
On being sensitive --
6. Growing older with wisdom --
Transitional wrecks after forty --
Resistance to growing older --
Advantages of the mid-life period --
Before forty --
Menopause and all that mess --
A prayer or two for growing older --
7. The humanity of Jesus --
Defective views of Jesus' humanity --
The gospel portrait of Jesus' humanity --
A single woman's discipleship --
Maturity and rewards.
Responsibility: Ada Lum.

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