Most books on marriage offer ten easy steps and twenty-five proven principles for achieving marital bliss. But Walter Wangerin side-steps such easy answers and offers us instead an intimate portrait of his own courtship and thirty-two year marriage-and a pastoral view of married life that inspires readers to view their own marriages with new honesty and hope. Wangerin's six tasks of marriage encourages couples to better understand and happily live out the vows they made, giving them tools to nurture and maintain a strong marital relationship. In his endorsement, Philip Yancey accurately describes this book as qan enduring classic and a book of wisdom, beauty, compassion, and piercing honesty.qIt compels a unity of sorts, though it cana#39;t cancel human misery and it will not fuse two beings truly into one. ... But the sadness is that legalities cannot transfigure the spouses; they cannot change their natures, cleanse the sin, and atone theiranbsp;...
|Title||:||As For Me and My House|
|Author||:||Walter Wangerin Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Thomas Nelson Inc - 2001-06-03|