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|ISBN:||0830816550 9780830816552 0851109942 9780851109947|
|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.
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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