Offering a new look at the increasingly unfashionable institution of marriage, Geoffrey Bromiley presents here a timely theological study which, unlike others books on marriage, aims exclusively to relate marriage to God as creator, Son, and Holy Spirit. Bromiley observes that God’s work of reconciliation makes it possible for his people also to achieve reconciliation with one another, particularly in the marriage relationship.
In addition to thoroughly discussing the relationship of the Trinity to marriage, Bromiley examines such topics as incest, adultery and fornication, celibacy, the permanency of marriage, and remarriage after the death of a partner.
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I am very pleased with the book and feel it will fill a very special place in the available literature on Christian marriage . . . It stands apart from the superficial writing that all but characterizes our time. How-to books are of little value apart from the basic theological understanding which must precede them. This is a book I would like to have written . . . Will be required reading for my students.
—Thomas Howard, professor of history, Gordon College
Bromiley pays close, cautious, and sensitive attention to virtually every scriptural passage about marriage, even the passages that are particularly difficult for our own era to cope with. He makes no attempt to rewrite the Bible in the interest of some specially modern idea. Rooted deeply in the immeasurable principles of creation and redemption, this book is full of sane, courageous, sound teaching.
—Dwight Small, emeritus associate professor of sociology, Westmont College