In his book, eminent ethicist and legal historian John Witte Jr. argues that we should walk a different path, pushing for holistic reformation and recovery of a fully-orbed societal promotion of the marital family.
Published by the Center for Biblical Equality and edited by Elizabeth Beyer, Mutual by Design: A Better Model of Christian Marriage provides a broad overview of marriage, starting with Biblical interpretations on the idea of marriage and gender roles and ending with discussions on subjects like headship, abuse, and divorce.
Marriage is not easy, and that might be the understatement of the century. It is hard work and heartache, late nights and crippling doubts.
In the first part of this book review of Mere Sexuality by Todd Wilson, we saw that Wilson’s stated purpose in the book is to recover “the themes that have characterized the Christian vision of sexuality down through the ages.”
It comes as a surprise to read Todd Wilson’s new book Mere Sexuality in which he argues (from an evangelical perspective) for the very uniformity of the Christian tradition that has been called into question.
Ultimately, each of us are children of a Heavenly Father who wants to be at the center of our marriages. So, while knowing who we are in marriage is important, it’s even more important to remember whose we are.