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Unformatted text preview: is father you always needed. In Gospels Jesus strengthened the importance of the family emphasizing: [Westfall] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. But Jesus also _______________ the family: Theology of Marriage and Family Marriage is a covenant (Jer. 31:31-32 ) Theological basis of marriage: Covenant is central similar to God/Israel Involves interdependence and cooperation (bonding) Unconditional love, even in conflict and hardship (vows) Yet we fall short in covenantal relationship due to our fallenness. F. Schaeffer True Spirituality - (knowing truly, but not exhaustively). Requires grace via forgiveness Four Aspects 1) Commitment vs. legal contract...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10