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Families at the crossroads : beyond traditional & modern options

Author: Rodney Clapp
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill., USA : InterVarsity Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Assesses the state of the family in postmodern Western society and challenges the evangelical defense of the traditional family that exemplifies the biblical model. Argues that the "traditional" family reflects the nineteenth-century middle-class family more than those found in Scripture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Clapp
ISBN: 0830816550 9780830816552 0851109942 9780851109947
OCLC Number: 28550133
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Postmodernity : a new battlefield for the war over the family --
The unnaturalness of family --
Advanced capitalism & the lost art of Christian family --
Church as first family --
The superiority of singleness --
Whose fidelity? Which intimacy? --
Welcoming children & other strangers --
No Christian home is a haven.
Responsibility: Rodney Clapp.

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Assesses the state of the family in postmodern Western society and challenges the evangelical defense of the traditional family that exemplifies the biblical model. Argues that the "traditional" family reflects the nineteenth-century middle-class family more than those found in Scripture.
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