Chapter I.--Design of the Treatise. Disavowal of Personal Motives in Writing It.
Chapter II.--Marriage Lawful, But Not Polygamy.
Chapter III.--Marriage Good: Celibacy Preferable.
Chapter IV.--Of the Infirmity of the Flesh, and Similar Pleas.
Chapter V.--Of the Love of Offspring as a Plea for Marriage.
Chapter VI.--Examples of Heathens Urged as Commendatory of Widowhood and Celibacy.
Chapter VII.--The Death of a Husband is God's Call to the Widow to Continence Further Evidences from Scripture and from Heathenism.
Chapter I.--Reasons Which Led to the Writing of This Second Book.
Chapter II.--Of the Apostle's Meaning in 1 Cor. VII. 12-14.
Chapter III.--Remarks on Some of the "Dangers and Wounds" Referred to in the Preceding Chapter.
Chapter IV.--Of the Hindrances Which an Unbelieving Husband Puts in His Wife's Way.
Chapter V.--Of Sin and Danger Incurred Even with a "Tolerant" Husband.
Chapter VI.--Danger of Having to Take Part in Heathenish Rites, and Revels.
Chapter VII.--The Case of a Heathen Whose Wife is Converted After Marriage with Him Very Different, and Much More Hopeful.
Chapter VIII.--Arguments Drawn Even from Heathenish Laws to Discountenance Marriage with Unbelievers. The Happiness of Union Between Partners in the Faith Enlarged on in Conclusion.