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Bybelse modelle van die huwelik: ’n Kritiese perspektief

Anet E. Dreyer, Andries G. van Aarde
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 63, No 2 | a226 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v63i2.226 | © 2007 Anet E. Dreyer, Andries G. van Aarde | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 06 May 2007 | Published: 06 May 2007

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Anet E. Dreyer, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Andries G. van Aarde, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Biblical models of marriage: A critical perspective

The Christian marriage finds itself in a crisis. Churches worldwide are struggling to find answers to address the problem in their communities. The book of Adrian Thatcher “Marriage after modernity, Christian marriage in postmodern times”, is a resent publication which endeavours to formulate guidelines for marriage in postmodern society. This article is an attempt to give an overview of, as well as a critical reflection on the Biblical models as identified in his research. Although Thatcher’s “models” are of utmost importance in the recent debate, it is necessary to select certain perspectives within his models that are still applicable in postmodern times. This first article describes and evaluates his models, whilst the second article focuses on the relevancy thereof in postmodern times.


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