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Marriage and the Family: A Christian Perspective

Grunlan, Stephen

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ISBN 10: 1620328054 / ISBN 13: 9781620328057
Published by Wipf and Stock 1/11/2013, 2013
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Paperback. New book. Previously published by Zondervan, 1983. 328 pp. Bookseller Inventory # W9781620328057

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Title: Marriage and the Family: A Christian ...

Publisher: Wipf and Stock 1/11/2013

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Soft cover

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The widespread use of Marriage and the Family has proved its value as a textbook covering biblical, sociological, and psychological perspectives on the family. Now this revised and updated edition brings a benchmark text into the twenty-first century with new material on family finances, economics, violence and abuse, premarital intimacy, human sexuality, and dating. Statistics and references have been updated, and graphics are designed for easier reading. With more information than ever, Marriage and the Family examines the following topics from a distinctively evangelical perspective. -The sociology of the family -Cross-cultural and intercultural perspectives -Dating and courtship -Communication and conflict resolution -Childbearing and parenting -Divorce and remarriage -Aging and death Case studies, discussion questions, suggested reading, a glossary, and tables and illustrations offer important information in an accessible format for the classroom. The lifestyle approach of 'Marriage and the Family' offers a solid biblical foundation that gives students the tools they need to make wise choices and strengthen the family in these times.

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This revised and updated, 21st century edition of a widely used textbook discusses the sociology of the family, historical perspective, alternative lifestyles, minority families, mate selection, premarital sex, sexuality, and singleness. It also addresses marital adjustment, communication, conflict resolution, childbearing, parenting, gender roles, aging, finances, and violence. Marriage and the Family uses case studies, discussion questions, suggested reading, glossary, tables, and illustrations to help the reader understand the importance of strong family units in crucial times. This revised and updated, 21st century edition of a widely used textbook discusses the sociology of the family, historical perspective, alternative lifestyles, minority families, mate selection, premarital sex, sexuality, and singleness. It also addresses marital adjustment, communication, conflict resolution, childbearing, parenting, gender roles, aging, finances, and violence. Marriage and the Family uses case studies, discussion questions, suggested reading, glossary, tables, and illustrations to help the reader understand the importance of strong family units in crucial times.

This revised and updated, 21st century edition of a widely used textbook discusses the sociology of the family, historical perspective, alternative lifestyles, minority families, mate selection, premarital sex, sexuality, and singleness. It also addresses marital adjustment, communication, conflict resolution, childbearing, parenting, gender roles, aging, finances, and violence. Marriage and the Family uses case studies, discussion questions, suggested reading, glossary, tables, and illustrations to help the reader understand the importance of strong family units in crucial times.

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