From Culture Wars To Common Ground / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$30.60
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$23.52
(Save 41%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $2.97
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 92%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (18) from $2.97   
  • New (12) from $3.56   
  • Used (6) from $2.97   

More About This Textbook

Overview

What is the status of the American family? How is it changing? Are these changes making anything better? What is the future of the family? Does religion offer a positive answer? Not since Habits of the Heart has one book confronted these important issues with such personal and societal impact. This groundbreaking study argues for the creation of a new family ethic that must be central to the agendas of both contemporary society and the church.

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.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664223526
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 10/12/2000
  • Series: Family, Religion, and Culture Series
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 426
  • Sales rank: 1,418,681
  • Product dimensions: 0.87 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition xi
Preface to the First Edition xv
Introduction 1
Part 1 The Issues
1. The Family (1990-1996): From a Conservative to a Liberal Issue 29
2. The Family Crisis: Who Understands It? 50
3. Religion and the Ideal Family: Nineteenth-Century Variations in North America 73
Part 2 Traditions
4. Love, Christian Family Theory, and Evolutionary Psychology 101
5. Honor, Shame, and Equality in Early Christian Families 129
Part 3 The Voices
6. Feminism, Religion, and the Family 157
7. Families and the Therapeutic 190
8. Christian Profamily Movements: The Black Church, Roman Catholics, and the Christian Right 219
9. Economic Voices: State Family, Market Family, and Civil Society 247
Part 4 Directions
10. A Practical Theology of Families 271
11. Critical Familism: New Directions for Church and Society 306
Appendix Hermeneutic Social Science and Practical Theology 335
Notes 343
Index 384
Tables
1. Views of Respondents and Their Parents on Models of Love 19
2. A Comparison of Perceived Behavior and Attitudes about Models of Love 20
3. Comparison of Different Models of Love 160
4. Comparison of African Americans' and European Americans' Beliefs about Models of Love 188
5. Correlation of Those Reporting Extreme Partner Satisfaction with Their Preferred Model of Love 201
6. Preferred Behavior in Conflict Situations 281
7. Types of Conflict-Resolving Behavior Correlated with Spirituality 291
8. Beliefs about Love Correlated with Spirituality 291
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)