* A popular resource among college and seminary faculty, pastors, and counselors, the Balswicks' guide is now updated to reflect current research. Generously illustrated, their insightful and comprehensive text analyzes theological and social perspectives on family life, including marriage, parenting, sexuality, communication, social dynamics, and the effects of modern society---all from a strong Christian perspective. 416 pages, softcover from Baker.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 416 Vendor: Baker Academic Publication Date: 2007
Covering every issue that affects family life--marriage, parenting, sexuality, communication, social dynamics, and family life in modern society--The Family is a proven comprehensive resource for studying this most established of human institutions. The authors encourage readers to dig deep into Scripture, ever mindful of context, in order to develop a theological basis for family relationships. In considering the meaning of human relationships and family life, the Balswicks integrate a Christian perspective with insights from psychological and sociological studies to provide a standard textbook for use in college and seminary classes.
Jack O. Balswick (PhD, University of Iowa) is director of marriage and family research and professor of sociology and family development at Fuller Theological Seminary.
Judith K. Balswick (EdD, University of Georgia) is director of clinical training and senior professor of marital and family therapy at Fuller.
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