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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 4/1/1999.
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Table of Contents
|Theological and Social Perspectives on Family Life|
|A Theological Basis for Family Relationships||p. 17|
|The Family as a Developing System||p. 37|
|Marriage: The Foundation of Family Life|
|Mate Selection: The Process of Finding the Ideal Partner||p. 59|
|Establishing a Strong Marriage: First Steps||p. 73|
|Christian Marriage: A Model for Modern Society||p. 84|
|Parenting: The Expansion of Family Life|
|The Goal of Parenting: Empowering Children to Maturity||p. 103|
|Child Development||p. 122|
|Adolescence and Midlife: Seedbeds for Stress and Conflict||p. 149|
|The Family in Later Life||p. 165|
|Sexuality: Identity in Family Life|
|Changing Gender Roles: The Effect on Family Life||p. 187|
|Authentic Sexuality||p. 209|
|Communication: The Heart of Family Life|
|Expressing Love--Achieving Intimacy||p. 241|
|Expressing Anger--Dealing with Conflict||p. 254|
|The Social Dynamics of Family Life|
|Family Power and Empowering||p. 277|
|Family Stress and Pain||p. 292|
|Divorce and Remarriage||p. 307|
|Family Life in Modern Society|
|The Family and Issues of Modernity: The Erosion of Covenant in Modern Society||p. 329|
|Creating a Positive Environment for Family Life: The Family-Friendly Society||p. 347|
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