Under what circumstances does God allow for divorce and remarriage? A challenging question, espeically considering New Testament teaching. Upon careful examination of ancient texts, Instone-Brewer finds that while Jesus and Paul both forbade no-fault divorce, they did allow for divorce and remarriage based on Old Testament grounds of emotional and physical abuse, neglect, and adultery.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.25 (inches) ISBN: 0802849431 ISBN-13: 9780802849434 Availability: In Stock
Through a careful exploration of the background literature of the Old Testament, the ancient Near East and ancient Judaism, Instone-Brewer constructs a biblical picture of divorce and remarriage that is directly relevant to modern relationships.