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All articles & reviews tagged with marriage

Article

August 2021
Articles

Worldly marriage: two sinners and ‘no God’

‘Marriage doesn’t work (just ask Bill and Melinda [Gates]) – so let me present some alternatives.’ This was the headline of a recent Guardian article by journalist Hadley Freeman which proved very helpful in demonstrating the ugly ‘fruit’ of a society that abandons the living God. Last year my book Biblical Marriage: Two Sinners…

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News

July 2021
News > International

Finland: Prosecution of Christian MP is an ‘act of oppression’

Law professors from Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and other respected institutions are calling on the US to intervene in the prosecution of a Finnish MP over her views on marriage and sexuality. As previously reported in ET, Päivi Räsänen is facing up to six years in prison for ‘inciting hatred’ after expressing biblical views on…

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Review

June 2021
Reviews > Book

Marriages Are Made in Heaven

Are marriages really made in heaven? What about the many couples who ask for pastoral advice, saying they married the wrong person? If they are Christians, they would probably agree that marriage is made in heaven. But they wouldn’t accept the more specific assertion of this book’s title: they feel quite sure that theirs…

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Article

June 2021
Articles

The unequal yoke

We received sad news from a missionary friend recently. For many years, Don & Marianne (not their real names) have worked in a Muslim country. Slowly they have built up a little fellowship of believers, all converted from Muslim backgrounds. None of those young Christians have found it easy. Some have faced harassment from…

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Review

April 2021
Reviews > Book

Biblical Marriage: Two sinners and a gracious God

The author’s thoroughgoing commitment to the Word of God is transparent throughout this book. The starting point is the biblical truth about the creation of humanity as male and female, and God’s original design for marriage articulated in the opening chapters of Genesis. This is followed by a careful exposition of the relevant section…

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News

July 2020
News > Ethics > Society

MPs back ‘no fault’ divorce

The House of Commons has passed a government bill to make divorce even quicker and easier than it already is. MPs voted in favour of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill which has already passed the House of Lords. Currently, for a couple to start divorce proceedings immediately, one spouse has to allege that…

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News

April 2020
News > Media > Society

Poll on Anglican views of gay marriage ‘misused’

weddMedia reports claiming Anglicans are more in favour of same-sex marriage are based on a misuse of polling data, critics have said. The public opinion survey was carried out by YouGov on behalf of the Ozanne Foundation, which campaigns for a more liberal attitude to sexual ethics. The Foundation claimed, ‘Nearly half of Church…

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