God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation
This updated edition of Köstenberger and Jones's acclaimed work tackles the latest challenges to God's plan for the home and urges a return to a biblical foundation.
The release of the landmark first edition of God, Marriage, and Family provided an integrated, biblical treatment of God's purposes for the home. Since then, explain authors Andreas Köstenberger and David Jo...more
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I have found this book to be excellent as it approaches marriage and family from the biblical standard and provides wonderful practical application for contemporary marriages and families.
It is comprehensive and thoroughly biblical. The strength of the book is that it is fair in presenting competing views on various issues--like parenting philosophies, the use/non-use of birth control, the permissibility of divorce and remarriage, homosexuality, etc.
Chapter eight is the best chapter in the book. It includes excellent and practical help for parenting--especially teens. For example the authors list seven signs of spiritual maturi ...more
Also very helpful is the chapter he added entitled, "God, Marriage, Family, and the Church: Learning to Be the Family of God." In th ...more
I especially appreciated his explanation ...more
While he doesn't depart from his Scriptural foundation in the later chapters, he doesn't begin with them, rather, he takes on conte ...more