9780664223526

From Culture Wars to Common Ground

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  • ISBN13:

    9780664223526

  • ISBN10:

    0664223524

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-10-01
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp

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Summary

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 sinceHabits of the Hearthas 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.

Author Biography

Don S. Browning is Alexander Campbell Professor of Religious Ethics and the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago Divinity School Bonnie J. Miller-Mclemore is Professor of Pastoral Theology and Counseling, Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Nashville Pamela D. Couture is Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology, Colgate Rochester Divinity School K. Brynolf Lyon is Professor of Practical Theology and Pastoral Care, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis Robert M. Franklin is President of the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition xi
Preface to the First Edition xv
Introduction 1(28)
PART 1 THE ISSUES
The Family (1990-1996): From a Conservative to a Liberal Issue
29(21)
The Family Crisis: Who Understands It?
50(23)
Religion and the Ideal Family: Nineteenth-Century Variations in North America
73(28)
PART 2 TRADITIONS
Love, Christian Family Theory, and Evolutionary Psychology
101(28)
Honor, Shame, and Equality in Early Christian Families
129(28)
PART 3 THE VOICES
Feminism, Religion, and the Family
157(33)
Families and the Therapeutic
190(29)
Christian Profamily Movements: The Black Church, Roman Catholics, and the Christian Right
219(28)
Economic Voices: State Family, Market Family, and Civil Society
247(24)
PART 4 DIRECTIONS
A Practical Theology of Families
271(35)
Critical Familism: New Directions for Church and Society
306(29)
Appendix: Hermeneutic Social Science and Practical Theology 335(8)
Notes 343(41)
Index 384

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