A Theology of Divorce

Article by Robert G. Sinks

The phenomenon of divorce has long been an embarrassment to the Christian church. At best it has been regarded as a reluctant concession to human sin and frailty, a painful reminder of our failure to fulfill the exalted standards which God holds for marriage. Circumstances in our own time, however, force us to a fresh …

After Divorce

Article by Lauren Winner

  Book Review: Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce. By Elizabeth Marquardt, 288 pp.   Elizabeth Marquardt’s book sat on my shelf for many weeks. I really wanted to read it. I had heard about her research and had been intrigued. Yet I kept avoiding actually opening the book. It does …

Children of Divorce

Article by Elizabeth Marquardt

The parable of the Prodigal Son is often used to illustrate the gracious and steadfast nature of God’s love. Most of us can recognize and even identify with the characters — the younger son who strikes out on his own and makes costly mistakes, the responsible elder son who always does what is expected of …