Creating a Successful Christian Marriage / Edition 4

Creating a Successful Christian Marriage / Edition 4

by Cleveland McDonald, Philip McDonald
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801036178

ISBN-13: 9780801036170

Pub. Date: 04/01/2008

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

This classic text, written by a father-and-son team, looks at the nuclear family as a social institution and provides guidance for interaction and adjustment during dating, engagement, and early marriage. The authors treat such practical matters as communicating, working through interpersonal differences, and growing in relationships within the family. They also…  See more details below

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This classic text, written by a father-and-son team, looks at the nuclear family as a social institution and provides guidance for interaction and adjustment during dating, engagement, and early marriage. The authors treat such practical matters as communicating, working through interpersonal differences, and growing in relationships within the family. They also discuss the impact of cultural expectations on family patterns and define ideal family roles developed in Scripture. Other topics covered include parenting, extended family relationships, finances, and nontraditional families. Now available in paperback.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801036170
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
810,066
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition13
Preface to the First Edition15
Acknowledgments17
1Culture and the Secular Family21
2Culture and the Christian Family33
3Cultural Influences49
4Christian Role Concepts61
5Spiritual Maturity79
6Romantic Love93
7Dating109
8The Engagement, Wedding, and Honeymoon127
9Communication in Marriage147
10Intimacy in Marriage161
11The Extended Family179
12Christian Parenthood191
13Stewardship and Budgeting211
14Major Purchases and Investments235
15The Single Life255
16The Single-Parent Family271
17The Blended Family283
18Counseling for Family Problems301
19International Living315
20Trends in the American Family327
Bibliography343
Index353

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