Chapter I. Modesty, the flower of manners
Chapter II.--God Just as Well as Merciful; Accordingly, Mercy Must Not Be Indiscriminate.
Chapter III.--An Objection Anticipated Before the Discussion Above Promised is Commenced.
Chapter IV.--Adultery and Fornication Synonymous.
Chapter V.--Of the Prohibition of Adultery in the Decalogue.
Chapter VI.--Examples of Such Offences Under the Old Dispensation No Pattern for the Disciples of the New. But Even the Old Has Examples of Vengeance Upon Such Offences.
Chapter VII.--Of the Parables of the Lost Ewe and the Lost Drachma.
Chapter VIII.--Of the Prodigal Son.
Chapter IX.--Certain General Principles of Parabolic Interpretation These Applied to the Parables Now Under Consideration, Especially to that of the Prodigal Son.
Chapter X.--Repentance More Competent to Heathens Than to Christians.
Chapter XI.--From Parables Tertullian Comes to Consider Definite Acts of the Lord.
Chapter XII.--Of the Verdict of the Apostles, Assembled in Council, Upon the Subject of Adultery.
Chapter XIII.--Of St. Paul, and the Person Whom He Urges the Corinthians to Forgive.
Chapter XIV.--The Same Subject Continued.
Chapter XV.--The Same Subject Continued.
Chapter XVI.--General Consistency of the Apostle.
Chapter XVII.--Consistency of the Apostle in His Other Epistles.
Chapter XVIII.--Answer to a Psychical Objection.
Chapter XIX.--Objections from the Revelation and the First Epistle of St. John Refuted.
Chapter XX.--From Apostolic Teaching Tertullian Turns to that of Companions of the Apostles, and of the Law.
Chapter XXI.--Of the Difference Between Discipline and Power, and of the Power of the Keys.
Chapter XXII.--Of Martyrs, and Their Intercession on Behalf of Scandalous Offenders.