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Getting Marriage Right: Realistic Counsel for Saving and Strengthening Relationships

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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 poss ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Baker Books
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The content of this book is super solid. There's no fluff, and he says some hard stuff that others aren't willing to say. But I can't give it more stars because it reads like a textbook, making will-power a bit necessary getting through a few spots.
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David P. Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University. A foremost expert in the field of Christian ethics, he is the author or editor of twenty books, including Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust, Kingdom Ethics, The Sacredness of Human Life, Changing Our Mind, and Evangelical Ethics. A regular blogge ...more
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