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We are discussing marriage by examining the recent book of John Piper’s called This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence. If you know the debates today among (mostly) evangelicals — I don’t know this debate outside that circle, you know […]

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Laura Sessions Stepp, a well-known journalist at The Washington Post, has a book about the nature of life for women in the hook-up culture, and the book is nothing less than a bold revelation of things you might not want […]

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We are discussing marriage by examining the recent book of John Piper’s called This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence. Piper is a well-known advocate for what most call “complementarianism,” and I don’t know how to define this in a […]

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We are discussing marriage by examining the recent book of John Piper’s called This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence. Piper connects marriage to justification and to forgiveness. For marriage to “display God” the husband and the wife are to […]

We are discussing marriage by examining the recent book of John Piper’s called This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence. “Marriage,” Piper says, “is more wonderful than anyone on earth knows” (29). And he argues that we need God’s grace […]

We are discussing marriage by examining the recent book of John Piper’s called This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence.  In the first chp Piper examines marriage in two respects: * It is from God.* It is for God’s glory. […]

What, in your view, are the top five mistakes made in marriage by couples? I got this question from Gretchen Rubin here. Her top five are: 1. Wanting the gold stars of appreciation.2. Using a snappish tone.3. Getting angry about […]

We started yesterday, with a post of our own, a series on marriage by examining the recent book of John Piper’s called This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence. Question added at 9:25am CT (find at bottom of post).John Piper, […]

I begin a series today on John Piper’s new book about marriage (This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence ) but I do so by posting a recent essay of mine from Out of Ur: it was called there “The […]

In a recent post we discussed the hooked up culture and the neuroscience connected to hooking up — the brain, so those authors argue, is the most influential sexual organ. That book discussed the facts and interpretation of neuorscience. Laura […]

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