From the Book - First edition.
Part I: Ancestors. The ancient world : the triumph of Augustine ; The power of revealed truth ; England, the Enlightenment, and "the age of Eros"
Part II: Founders. From Puritanism to the pursuit of happiness ; The world of the framers : a Christian nation? ; "The fundamental maxims of free government"
Part III: Moralists. The Second Great Awakening ; "Tending to corrupt the public morals" : the meaning of obscenity ; Contraception and abortion : from the founding to the 1950s ; "Strange freaks of nature" ; Coming out
Part IV: Judges : sexual expression and the Constitution. Obscenity and the First Amendment : "a corrupting and debasing" influence ; The end of obscenity? ; Sex and speech in the twenty-first century
Part V: Judges : reproductive freedom and the Constitution. The Constitution and contraception ; The road to Roe ; Roe and beyond
Part VI: Judges : sexual orientation and the Constitution. "The gay moment" ; A right to "retain their dignity" ; Same-sex marriage and the Constitution.