Item description for A Christian Theology of Marriage and Family by Julie Hanlon Rubio...
Overview A well-informed, engaging theological discussion of the ways Christian husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, and children can live out their vocations in changing times. An ideal textbook for marriage and parenting courses.
Publishers Description What are Christian families called to be and do in contemporary society? Weaving together theology, social science, and her experience as a wife and mother, Julie Hanlon Rubio answers this provocative and timely question. She explores the marriage liturgy, the New Testament and Christian tradition and then reflects on the the ways Christian husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, and children can live out their vocations in changing times. She concludes with chapters on divorce and the mission of the family.
Relevant, academically oriented yet popularly written, and filling a need by its attention to family issues, this book will make an ideal text for courses in:
-- family ethics.
-- social justice.
-- Christian ethics.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.06" Height: 0.66" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2003
Publisher Paulist Press
ISBN 0809141183 ISBN13 9780809141180
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More About Julie Hanlon Rubio
Julie Hanlon Rubio is associate professor of Christian ethics at Saint Louis University. She is the author of A Christian Theology of Marriage and Family and coeditor (with Charles E. Curran) of Readings in Moral Theology No. 15. Rubio lives in St. Louis with her husband and their three sons.
Julie Hanlon Rubio currently resides in St Louis, in the state of Missouri.