The Redemption of Love: Rescuing Marriage and Sexuality from the Economics of a Fallen World [NOOK Book]

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Competing answers to dilemmas involving love, sex, marriage, and family scream to us from nearly everywhere. The Redemption of Love reveals what the Bible has to say about these issues by applying the growing economic study of religion.

Using Genesis, Jesus, Paul, and the Song of Songs, Carrie Miles outlines a consistent description of biblical love throughout Scripture, asserting that it is the only effective solution in today's battle to ...
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The Redemption of Love: Rescuing Marriage and Sexuality from the Economics of a Fallen World

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Overview

Competing answers to dilemmas involving love, sex, marriage, and family scream to us from nearly everywhere. The Redemption of Love reveals what the Bible has to say about these issues by applying the growing economic study of religion.

Using Genesis, Jesus, Paul, and the Song of Songs, Carrie Miles outlines a consistent description of biblical love throughout Scripture, asserting that it is the only effective solution in today's battle to save marriage and family. This book is a valuable tool for clergy and laypeople.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441234803
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 970 KB

Meet the Author

Carrie A. Miles (Ph.D., University of Chicago) works as an organizational psychologist and consultant in Fairfax, Virginia. She is a senior research fellow at the Consortium for the Economic Study of Religion at George Mason University, Virginia, and the executive officer of the Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture.
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Table of Contents

1 Love and sex as God created them 17
2 The economics of the Fall and the subordination of women 31
3 Jesus, power, and marriage 57
4 The mystery of marriage in everyday life 83
5 Love in an age of wealth 113
6 Reclaiming the garden in the world of thorns 137
7 Christian marriage and family in the twenty-first century 167
8 The Christian family and the limits of politics 193
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