Remarriage After Divorce In Today's Church: 3 Views

Paperback | April 30, 2006

EditorMark L. Strauss

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A biblical and practical case for three main evangelical views on remarriage after divorce Among born-again Christians, 27 percent have experienced divorce as compared to 24 percent in the general population. Yet no consensus exists among evangelicals on their views of remarriage, leaving many Christians confused. This single volume summarizes and explores three main evangelical views: no remarriage, remarriage after adultery or desertion, andremarriage for a variety of reasons. Each of the three contributors offers his point of view succinctly with biblical support, and each interacts with the others to help readers come to their own conclusions.Contributors include:Gordon J. Wenham. No remarriage after divorceWilliam A. Heth. Remarriage (two grounds)Craig S. Keener. Remarriage (variety of reasons)

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A biblical and practical case for three main evangelical views on remarriage after divorce Among born-again Christians, 27 percent have experienced divorce as compared to 24 percent in the general population. Yet no consensus exists among evangelicals on their views of remarriage, leaving many Christians confused. This single volume su...

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A biblical and practical case for three main evangelical views on remarriage after divorce Among born-again Christians, 27 percent have experienced divorce as compared to 24 percent in the general population. Yet no consensus exists among evangelicals on their views of remarriage, leaving many Christians confused. This single volume s...

Mark Strauss (PhD, Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He has written The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts, Distorting Scripture?: The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy, Luke in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary series, and Mark in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.5 inPublished:April 30, 2006Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310255538

ISBN - 13:9780310255536

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ContentsAbbreviations 7Introduction: Are Cindy and Bob in Your Church? 11Mark L. Strauss1. No Remarriage after Divorce 19Gordon J. WenhamResponsesWiliam A. Heth 43Craig S. Keener 492. Remarriage for Adultery or Desertion 59Wiliam A. HethResponsesGordon J. Wenham 85Craig S. Keener 913. Remarriage for Circumstancesbeyond Adultery or Desertion 103Craig S. KeenerResponsesGordon J. Wenham 121Wiliam A. Heth 127Conclusion: Three Key Questions for You to Answer 137Mark L. StraussResources for Further Study 143About the Contributors 145Discussion and Reflection Questions 147Scripture Index 151Subject Index 157