Getting Marriage Right  -     By: David P. Gushee
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Getting Marriage Right

Baker / 2004 / Paperback

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Driven by pain of divorce he's seen in the lives of students, friends, and family members, Gushee looks closely at the causes of the collapse of modern marriage. Learn central skills and virtues of successful married life based on four foundational concepts:

  • The creation purposes of marriage
  • The covenant structure of marriage
  • The kingdom possibilities of marriage
  • community context of marriage

Engaged and married couples, parents, lay leaders, children in troubled families, and children of divorce will find hope that marriage can again become a successful and sacred institution. An excellent resource for starting a marriage ministry in the local church. It will help men and women keep faith with one another, and with their children.

Includes an appendix featuring interviews of children of divorce as well as an extensive suggested reading list. 272 pages.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Baker
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0801012627
ISBN-13: 9780801012624
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Driven by the pain of divorce he's seen in the lives of students, friends, and family members, Gushee looks closely at the causes of the collapse of modern marriage. His scriptural approach offers central skills and virtues of successful married life based on four foundational concepts: the creation purposes of marriage, the covenant structure of marriage, the kingdom possibilities of marriage, and the community context of marriage.
Engaged and married couples, parents, lay leaders, children in troubled families, and children of divorce will find hope that marriage can again become a successful and sacred institution. An excellent resource for starting a marriage ministry in the local church, it will help men and women keep faith with one another-and with their children. Includes an appendix featuring interviews of children of divorce as well as an extensive suggested reading list.

Author Bio

David P. Gushee, a leading evangelical ethicist, is Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy at Union University and the founding director of the Center for Christian Leadership. He has been recognized by Christianity Today as one of the top fifty evangelical leaders under age forty. David and his wife, Jeanie, live in Jackson, Tennessee.

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