Marriage in Interesting Times: A Participatory Study Guide

  • Title: Marriage in Interesting Times: A Participatory Study Guide
  • Author: Robert D. Cornwall
  • ISBN: 9781631992278
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Paperback
  • Marriage in Interesting Times A Participatory Study Guide This is a study guide on marriage Discussions include covenant vs contract concepts of biblical marriage loneliness and looking for a mate the realities of divorce and family in the larger communi
    This is a study guide on marriage Discussions include covenant vs contract, concepts of biblical marriage, loneliness and looking for a mate, the realities of divorce, and family in the larger community I titled the study guide Marriage in Interesting Times, because we are living at a time when profound changes in the way marriage is understood Not that long ago, itThis is a study guide on marriage Discussions include covenant vs contract, concepts of biblical marriage, loneliness and looking for a mate, the realities of divorce, and family in the larger community I titled the study guide Marriage in Interesting Times, because we are living at a time when profound changes in the way marriage is understood Not that long ago, it was assumed by many in American society that traditional marriage not only involved a man and a woman, but the man was the head of the household and the woman was a homemaker The man earned the money, and the woman cared for the children and kept the house in order Then came the idea that husband and wife were equal partners in the marriage In most cases both partners worked outside the home, and they shared equally the duties of the home Today, the definition of marriage has evolved one time to include same sex couples So, when we talk about marriage in the twenty first century, at least in the United States, and a number of other nations around the globe, we must remember that the legal definition, if not the religious one, includes both gay and straight couples Yes, these are interesting times.

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    About Robert D. Cornwall


    1. Robert D Cornwall is the Pastor of Central Woodward Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Troy, Michigan and editor of Sharing the Practice the journal of the Academy of Parish Clergy He holds a M.Div and a Ph.D in Historical Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is a graduate of Northwest Christian University in Eugene, OR He is the author editor of several books including Visible and Apostolic The Constitution of the Church in High Church and Nonjuror Thought University of Delaware Press, 1993 Gilbert Burnet s Discourse on the Pastoral Care, Edwin Mellen Press, 1997 , A Cry from the Cross Sermons on the Seven Last Words of Christ CSSPublishing, 2008 , Religion, Politics and Dissent, 1660 1832 Essays in Honour of James E Bradley, edited with William Gibson Ashgate, 2010 Ultimate Allegiance The Subversive Nature of the Lord s Prayer, Energion Publications, 2010 and Ephesians A Participatory Study Guide, Energion Publications, 2010 He has contributed articles to a number of books, encyclopedias, and journals, including Religious Identities in Britain, 1660 1832, Events that Changed the Word in the Eighteenth Century, The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , The Encyclopedia of the Stone Campbell Movement, Encyclopedia of Protestantism, Church History, Anglican Theological Review, Christian Century Congregations, the Progressive Christian, and Anglican and Episcopal History.


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    1. I am the author of this brief book, but I do think it is an important contribution to the ongoing conversation about marriage in the 21st century. For Christians, the Bible is a key resource in our conversations. Many speak of biblical marriage, but what is biblical marriage? Do we mix up what has come to be traditional understandings of marriage with what we find in the bible? I'm of the opinion that the Bible has much to say to our current realities, but it requires that we engage the text wit [...]

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