God, Marriage, and Family

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/5/2010
  • Publisher: Crossway Books

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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. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Andreas J. Kstenberger (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of New Testament and director of PhD studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a prolific author. David W. Jones (PhD, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of Christian ethics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

List of Chartsp. 10
Foreword to the First Editionp. 11
Preface to the Second Editionp. 13
The Current Cultural Crisis: Rebuilding the Foundationp. 15
Leaving and Cleaving: Marriage in the Old Testamentp. 21
No Longer Two, but One: Marriage in the New Testamentp. 51
The Nature of Marriage and the Role of Sex in Marriage: God's Purpose for Making Man Male and Femalep. 69
The Ties That Bind: Family in the Old Testamentp. 85
The Christian Family: Family in the New Testamentp. 99
To Have or Not to Have Children: Special Issues Related to the Family, Part 1p. 117
Requiring the Wisdom of Solomon: Special Issues Related to the Family, Part 2p. 139
Undivided Devotion to the Lord: The Divine Gift of Singlenessp. 167
Abandoning Natural Relations: The Biblical Verdict on Homosexualityp. 199
Separating What God Has Joined Together: Divorce and Remarriagep. 223
Faithful Husbands: Qualifications for Church Leadershipp. 239
God, Marriage, Family, and the Church: Learning to Be the Family of Godp. 249
Uniting All Things in Him: Concluding Synthesisp. 269
Appendix: The "Exception Clause" and the Pauline Privilegep. 275
For Further Study: Helpful Resourcesp. 289
Notesp. 312
General Indexp. 378
Scripture Indexp. 383
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