This is a comprehensive review of Catholic sexual teaching by three academics with great depth of knowledge. The history of Church teaching is fully covered from Apostolic times right up to the present day. This edition of the book has been updated to give the Church's response to the changed landscape of human sexuality over the past sixty years. The wisdom of the Church throughout the ages and its courage in dealing with such topics as contraception is comprehensively captured in this book. An excellent book for anyone studying Catholic Sexual Teaching, or for someone with an interest in the subject.