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Christian Attitudes to Marriage

Peter Coleman

Christian Attitudes to Marriage

Peter Coleman

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A thorough exposition on the subject of Marriage; looking at the widest range of sources of the Christian attitude, including Near Eastern and Classical as well as Biblical. The ancient world struggled with the problem of marriage relationships, divorce, and support for women etc, in ways which largely determine the shape of Christian ethos. In Christian Attitudes to Marriage, Coleman brings together the separate disciplines of the Old Testament, the New Testament and social history, creating a unique resource for students and academics with an interest in Christianity and sociology, as well as historical Christianity.

- Publisher An all-encompassing account of Christian attitudes and sources of attitudes to marriage, traced through Near Eastern, Classical and Biblical histories, suitable for the student or lay trainer wishing to know more than an Alpha course. It covers all aspects of marriage- including the on going debate surrounding same sex unions. Peter Coleman, was the author of 'Christian attitudes to Homosexuality', 'A christian attitude towards televsion', and 'experiments with prayer'. Following his tragic death in 2001, when this work was left incomplete, 'Christian attitudes to marriage', is brought to us by the hard work of his family and close friends, particularly Dr Michael Langford.

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About "Christian Attitudes to Marriage"

A thorough exposition on the subject of Marriage; looking at the widest range of sources of the Christian attitude, including Near Eastern and Classical as well as Biblical. The ancient world struggled with the problem of marriage relationships, divorce, and support for women etc, in ways which largely determine the shape of Christian ethos. In Christian Attitudes to Marriage, Coleman brings together the separate disciplines of the Old Testament, the New Testament and social history, creating a unique resource for students and academics with an interest in Christianity and sociology, as well as historical Christianity.
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An all-encompassing account of Christian attitudes and sources of attitudes to marriage, traced through Near Eastern, Classical and Biblical histories, suitable for the student or lay trainer wishing to know more than an Alpha course. It covers all aspects of marriage- including the on going debate surrounding same sex unions. Peter Coleman, was the author of 'Christian attitudes to Homosexuality', 'A christian attitude towards televsion', and 'experiments with prayer'. Following his tragic death in 2001, when this work was left incomplete, 'Christian attitudes to marriage', is brought to us by the hard work of his family and close friends, particularly Dr Michael Langford.
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Meet the Author

Peter Coleman

Peter Coleman is an author and editor who has been made an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia `for distinguished service to the print media industry as a noted editor, journalist, biographer and author¿. Coleman was the editor of Quadrant from 1967-1990, and wrote or co-wrote a number of books, including The Last Intellectuals: Essays on Writers and Politics (Quadrant Books); The Costello Memoirs (with Peter Costello, MUP), The Real Barry Humphries (Robson) and The Liberal Conspiracy: The Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Struggle for the Mind of Postwar Europe.

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  • Catalogue Code 230765
  • Product Code 0334029562
  • EAN 9780334029564
  • Pages 282
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Scm Press
  • Publication Date Jun 2004
  • Dimensions 234 x 156 x 390 mm
  • Weight 0.022kg

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