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The Genesis Of Marriage

A Drama Displaying The Nature And Character Of God [Paperback]

by Richard Shenk

Looking to Genesis for the origins of marriage, Richard Shenk insightful exposition approaches the text and explores what it reveals about God's nature.

  • Want a deep look at marriage's biblical roots?

  • This study of Genesis is a rich Biblical exposition

  • You'll discover more of God's plan for human connection

  • Author

    Richard Shenk

  • Book Format

    Paperback

  • Publisher

    Paternoster

  • Published

    August 2018

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    The Genesis Of Marriage

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    A theological exploration of Genesis 2 which renews our vision of the purpose of marriage as the central drama within God's salvation plan.

    Marriage seems increasingly irrelevant to many people today. But is this a true understanding of marriage? Could it be that God may have expectations for marriage which are distinct from our own, and wholly unaffected by our feelings or debates? If God is the author and definer of marriage, then we must look to the Author to discern its meaning rather than ourselves.

    The Genesis of Marriage sets out a biblical theology of marriage, grounded in the Marriage Text of Genesis 2:18-25, and investigates how it fits in its own context of Genesis 1 - 3 and the whole of Scripture. Examining the Marriage Text exegetically and theologically, Shenk shows this as the climax and conclusion of the two creation accounts, and explores what this reveals about the nature and character of God. The doctrinal implications of this are then explored, answering such practical questions such as, 'What are the ethics of marriage?' and 'How do we approach the real-world concerns of separation, divorce, and remarriage?'.

    Shenk's exploration helps dispel our modern disillusionment with marriage, or at least our ideas and beliefs about marriage which may be at odds with God's, to reveal deep truth about the nature and character of God.

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    • Author

      Richard Shenk

    • Book Format

      Paperback

    • Publisher

      Paternoster

    • Published

      August 2018

    • Weight

      325g

    • Page Count

      256

    • Dimensions

      140 x 216 mm

    • ISBN

      9781780789941

    • ISBN-10

      1780789947

    • Eden Code

      4554344

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    • Author/Creator: Richard Shenk

    • ISBN: 9781780789941

    • Publisher: Paternoster

    • Release Date: August 2018

    • Weight: 325g

    • Dimensions: 140 x 216 mm

    • Eden Code: 4554344


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