Covenant And Commitments

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Ethicist Max Stackhouse challenges libertarian and liberationist arguments that distort the nature and character of love, sexuality, and commitment. He seeks to recover a covenantal ethic, which would recapture the value of strong family relationships.

The Family, Culture, and Religion series offers informed and responsible analyses of the state of the American family from a religious perspective and provides practical assistance for the ...

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Overview

Ethicist Max Stackhouse challenges libertarian and liberationist arguments that distort the nature and character of love, sexuality, and commitment. He seeks to recover a covenantal ethic, which would recapture the value of strong family relationships.

The Family, Culture, and Religion series offers informed and responsible analyses of the state of the American family from a religious perspective and provides practical assistance for the family's revitalization.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664254674
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 4/15/1997
  • Series: Family, Religion, and Culture Series
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 0.47 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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Max L. Stackhouse is Rimmer and Ruth de Vries Professor of Reformed Theology and Public Life at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. He is ordained in the United Church of Christ and is President of the Berkshire Institute for Theology and the Arts.
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Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Introduction 1
1 Sex and Marriage: An Intense Debate 13
2 Household and Work: On Sex, Economics, and Power 44
3 Home and Religion: Sharing and Home Life 75
4 Welfare and Children: The Family in State and Society 108
5 Covenant and Love: What Have We Done? 136
Notes 161
Index of Names and Subjects 191
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