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Marriage Family & Relationships PB - Johnston Philip

Marriage Family & Relationships PB - Johnston Philip
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Product Code:  9781783595396
ISBN/EAN:  9781783595396
Publisher:  SPCK

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Family life has undergone revolutionary changes in Western society in the last sixty years, posing both theological and ethical challenges for the contemporary church. This book responds with wide-ranging essays on sexuality, marriage, family life, singleness, same-sex relationships, violence against women, anthropology, gender and culture. These chapters are essential reading for anyone concerned with Christian teaching on marriage and the family.

They balance a clear loyalty to the church's historic and biblical teaching with a recognition that all doctrine is contextualized. There is a growing gap between the ethics of many Christians and those of wider society. So Christians have to be counter-cultural.

But the church also has to be self-critical, differentiating between biblical revelation and cultural development. And it must know how to present unchanging Christian convictions to a constantly changing society.

Release Date: 15/06/2017

Format: Paperback

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