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From Culture Wars to Common Ground Religion and the American Family Debate

ISBN-10: 0664223524

ISBN-13: 9780664223526

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, Pamela D. Couture, K. Brynolf Lyon, Robert M. Franklin

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List price: $40.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 10/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 255
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Pamela Couture is Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean at Saint Paul School of Theology, in Kansas City, Missouri, where she also serves as a professor of practical theology. She is a well-established writer and has given numerous presentations, throughout the United States and internationally, on the societal issues of children.

<b Robert M. Franklin</b is the President of Morehouse College. He previously served as Presidential Distinguished Professor of Social Ethics at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University and as President of the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction
The Issues
The Family (1990-1996): From a Conservative to a Liberal Issue
The Family Crisis: Who Understands It?
Religion and the Ideal Family: Nineteenth-Century Variations in North America
Traditions
Love, Christian Family Theory, and Evolutionary Psychology
Honor, Shame, and Equality in Early Christian Families
The Voices
Feminism, Religion, and the Family
Families and the Therapeutic
Christian Profamily Movements: The Black Church, Roman Catholics, and the Christian Right
Economic Voices: State Family, Market Family, and Civil Society
Directions
A Practical Theology of Families
Critical Familism: New Directions for Church and Society
Hermeneutic Social Science and Practical Theology
Notes
Index
Tables
Views of Respondents and Their Parents on Models of Love
A Comparison of Perceived Behavior and Attitudes about Models of Love
Comparison of Different Models of Love
Comparison of African Americans' and European Americans' Beliefs about Models of Love
Correlation of Those Reporting Extreme Partner Satisfaction with Their Preferred Model of Love
Preferred Behavior in Conflict Situations
Types of Conflict-Resolving Behavior Correlated with Spirituality
Beliefs about Love Correlated with Spirituality