God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation / Edition 2

God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation / Edition 2

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by Andreas J. Kostenberger
     
 

ISBN-10: 1433503646

ISBN-13: 9781433503641

Pub. Date: 05/28/2010

Publisher: Crossway Books

This second edition introduces new sections on the theology of sex and the parenting of teens and a new chapter on marriage, family, and the church, including an evaluation of the "family-integrated church movement." The authors have added summaries of recent debates on corporal punishment, singleness, homosexuality, and divorce and remarriage, and responses to

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This second edition introduces new sections on the theology of sex and the parenting of teens and a new chapter on marriage, family, and the church, including an evaluation of the "family-integrated church movement." The authors have added summaries of recent debates on corporal punishment, singleness, homosexuality, and divorce and remarriage, and responses to several recent articles and monographs on marriage and the family. The second edition also includes updated bibliographies and notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433503641
Publisher:
Crossway Books
Publication date:
05/28/2010
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
399
Sales rank:
350,060
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Charts 10

Foreword to the First Edition 11

Preface to the Second Edition 13

1 The Current Cultural Crisis: Rebuilding the Foundation 15

2 Leaving and Cleaving: Marriage in the Old Testament 21

3 No Longer Two, but One: Marriage in the New Testament 51

4 The Nature of Marriage and the Role of Sex in Marriage: God's Purpose for Making Man Male and Female 69

5 The Ties That Bind: Family in the Old Testament 85

6 The Christian Family: Family in the New Testament 99

7 To Have or Not to Have Children: Special Issues Related to the Family, Part 1 117

8 Requiring the Wisdom of Solomon: Special Issues Related to the Family, Part 2 139

9 Undivided Devotion to the Lord: The Divine Gift of Singleness 167

10 Abandoning Natural Relations: The Biblical Verdict on Homosexuality 199

11 Separating What God Has Joined Together: Divorce and Remarriage 223

12 Faithful Husbands: Qualifications for Church Leadership 239

13 God, Marriage, Family, and the Church: Learning to Be the Family of God 249

14 Uniting All Things in Him: Concluding Synthesis 269

Appendix: The "Exception Clause" and the Pauline Privilege 275

For Further Study: Helpful Resources 289

Notes 312

General Index 378

Scripture Index 383

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