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The faith factor in fatherhood : renewing the sacred vocation of fathering

Author: Don E Eberly
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©1999.
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This text addresses the key role that religious institutions can play in reviving what the author calls "sacred vocation of fatherhood."

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Faith factor in fatherhood.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©1999
(DLC) 99037771
(OCoLC)41885683
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don E Eberly
ISBN: 9780739154939 0739154931
OCLC Number: 828424837
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 331 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction. The spirit of the fatherhood movement / David Blankenhorn --
pt. 1. The story of American fatherhood. The collapse and recovery of fatherhood / Don E. Eberly --
Making great men and fathers / Don E. Eberly --
What Americans believe about fatherhood and the role of religion / George Gallup Jr. --
pt. 2. The heritage of fatherhood in America's faith communities. Fatherhood in African American church / Bernard Franklin --
Fatherhood in the Roman Catholic tradition / Anthony M. Pilla --
Fatherhood in the evangelical tradition / Richard Land and Barrett Duke --
Fatherhood in the mainline Protestant tradition / Diane Knippers --
pt. 3. Fatherhood and faith in the American public debate. The rise of an American fatherhood movement / Wade F. Horn --
The role of marriage in strengthening fatherhood / Michael J. McManus --
Beyond government to faith-based community strategies / Dan Coats --
Fatherhood as a point of convergence beyond old categories / Don S. Browning. The idea of God as a father / John W. Miller --
Emerging attitudes about gender roles and fatherhood / W. Bradford Wilcox --
Men as promise makers and keepers / Bill McCartney --
Restoring civil society through fatherhood / Don E. Eberly --
pt. 4. Faithful fathers : the journey back. One denomination's initiative / Larry Malone --
One pastor's personal struggle / DeForest "Buster" Soaries --
Recovering the rites of male passage / Gordon Dalbey --
One son's rite of passage / Myron Stoltzfus --
The power of male initiation ceremonies / Robert Lewis.
Responsibility: edited by Don E. Eberly.

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Eberly has put together a valuable collection of essays on the relationship between fatherhood and religion... [for] pastors, lay people, parents, and undergraduate students of numerous aspects of Read more...

 
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