Sex, family, and society in theological focus.
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Sex, family, and society in theological focus.

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Published by Association Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Family,
  • Sexual ethics

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LC ClassificationsHQ734 .W977
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5981189M
LC Control Number66010117

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  In recent years, a revisionist gay and “transgender” theology has been put forth in some theological circles that violates God’s clearly articulated and intentional design for the sexes – thereby distorting His image and His plan for sexuality, marriage, family and the . As an evangelical Christian ministry committed to the authority of Scripture as the inspired Word of God, Focus on the Family believes that sex is given by God as an expression of love to be shared and enjoyed exclusively between a husband and wife.   The family – marriage, sexuality, parenthood, adoption – figure heavily in the Christian story, both literally and figuratively. The first person of the Trinity is a Father and the second a Son. Literally. Jesus was born into a family and remained in a family till his death. Literally. We are the adopted children of God,. Sex Education Having "the talk" can be uncomfortable, but don't worry we have the perfect books and resources to help you talk about sex education with your children today! Find the perfect broadcast or guide to help you handle the sex talk.

Bringing Sex into Focus: The Quest for Sexual Fidelity. (By Caroline J. Simon. Published by IVP Academic, ) The author offers six “lenses” for helping us frame various approaches to sexuality today—the covenantal view, the procreative view, the romantic view, the plain sex view, the power view and the expressive Size: KB.   Read the Bible together as a family and study the word of God to find greater insight on family and life. The Bible teaches, “And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house” (Deuteronomy ).   The Catholic clergy sex abuse crisis is caused by a too-fawning deference to clerics called “clericalism.” Or a failure to guard against the sleazy culture outside the church. The incest taboo that most societies have, which prohibits sex between certain relatives, helps minimize conflict within the family if sex occurred among its members and to establish social ties among different families and thus among society as a whole. Fourth, the family provides its members with a social identity. Children are born into.

Horizons. Members of the CTS receive Horizons, The Journal of the College Theology Society, published semiannually by Cambridge University Press in association with Villanova University. Our members are always encouraged to promote our journal. Horizons publishes award-winning peer-reviewed articles, roundtables, and book reviews across a wide range of topics in theology and religious studies. The Important Role of the Family in Society. Building Block of Society. Place of learning. Society reflects the family. Scriptures concerning the family. Concerning Husband and Wife. The husband is the head: 1 Cor. - But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head. “Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them. Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing in the Lord. Fathers, do not provoke your children, so they will not become disheartened” (Col. –21, NET). What was God’s original design for the family? To provide some assistance, the NAE published a Bible-based “Theology of Sex.” It is a brief booklet, but its content is robust. The NAE organized a drafting team of distinguished evangelical scholars from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Bethel University, Calvin College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, George Fox University, Wheaton College and the NAE Board.