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Covenant and Commitments: Faith, Family and Economic Life. By Max L. Stackhouse. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. viii, 195. Paper. $19.00. ISBN: 0-664-25467-5. - Faith Traditions and the Family. Edited by Phyllis D. Airhart and Margaret Lambets Bendroth. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. x, 172. Paper. $17.00. ISBN: 0-664-25581-7. - Families in Ancient Israel. By Leo G. Perdue, Joseph Blenkinsopp, John J. Collins, and Carol Meyers. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xv, 285. Paper. $20.00. ISBN: 0-664-25567-1. - Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches. By Carolyn Osiek and David L. Balch. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. x, 329. Paper. $25.00. ISBN: 0-664-25546-9. - Family, Freedom, and Faith: Building Community Today. By Paula M. Cooey. Louisville: Westminster John Knox1996. Pp. x, 131. Paper. $15.95. ISBN: 0-664-25663-5. - For the Love of Children: Genetic Technology and the Future of the Family. By Ted Peters. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. xii, 227. Paper. $18.00. ISBN: 0-664-25468-3. - From Culture Wars to Common Ground: Religion and the American Family Debate. By Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, Pamela D. Couture, K. Brynolf Lyon, and Robert M. Franklin. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xi, 399. Paper. $19.00. ISBN: 0-664-25652-1. - From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religon, and Law in the Western Tradition. By John Witte Jr. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xii, 315. Paper. $24.00. ISBN: 0-664-25543-4. - Religion, Feminism, and the Family. Edited by Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. xi, 398. Paper. $28.00. ISBN: 0-664-25512-4.

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1. Bellah, Robert N., et al., Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life (U. of Cal. Press 1985)Google Scholar.

2. Marty, Martin E., Exploding the nuclear family, 29 Context 1 (12 1997) (quoting Browning.)Google Scholar.

3. Berger, Peter L. and Neuhaus, Richard John offered a similar argument two decades ago in To Empower People: The Role of Mediating Structures in Public Policy (Am. Enterprise Inst, for Pub. Policy Research 1977)Google Scholar. Stackhouse relates his discussion instead to Fukuyama's, FrancisTrust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity (The Free Press 1995)Google Scholar.

4. Marry, supra n.2, at 1.

5. Wall, John, The New Middle Ground in the Family Debate: A Report on the 1994 Conference of the Religion, Culture, and Family Project, 33 Criterion 25 (Autumn 1994)Google Scholar.

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Covenant and Commitments: Faith, Family and Economic Life. By Max L. Stackhouse. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. viii, 195. Paper. $19.00. ISBN: 0-664-25467-5. - Faith Traditions and the Family. Edited by Phyllis D. Airhart and Margaret Lambets Bendroth. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. x, 172. Paper. $17.00. ISBN: 0-664-25581-7. - Families in Ancient Israel. By Leo G. Perdue, Joseph Blenkinsopp, John J. Collins, and Carol Meyers. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xv, 285. Paper. $20.00. ISBN: 0-664-25567-1. - Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches. By Carolyn Osiek and David L. Balch. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. x, 329. Paper. $25.00. ISBN: 0-664-25546-9. - Family, Freedom, and Faith: Building Community Today. By Paula M. Cooey. Louisville: Westminster John Knox1996. Pp. x, 131. Paper. $15.95. ISBN: 0-664-25663-5. - For the Love of Children: Genetic Technology and the Future of the Family. By Ted Peters. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. xii, 227. Paper. $18.00. ISBN: 0-664-25468-3. - From Culture Wars to Common Ground: Religion and the American Family Debate. By Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, Pamela D. Couture, K. Brynolf Lyon, and Robert M. Franklin. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xi, 399. Paper. $19.00. ISBN: 0-664-25652-1. - From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religon, and Law in the Western Tradition. By John Witte Jr. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xii, 315. Paper. $24.00. ISBN: 0-664-25543-4. - Religion, Feminism, and the Family. Edited by Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. xi, 398. Paper. $28.00. ISBN: 0-664-25512-4.
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Covenant and Commitments: Faith, Family and Economic Life. By Max L. Stackhouse. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. viii, 195. Paper. $19.00. ISBN: 0-664-25467-5. - Faith Traditions and the Family. Edited by Phyllis D. Airhart and Margaret Lambets Bendroth. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. x, 172. Paper. $17.00. ISBN: 0-664-25581-7. - Families in Ancient Israel. By Leo G. Perdue, Joseph Blenkinsopp, John J. Collins, and Carol Meyers. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xv, 285. Paper. $20.00. ISBN: 0-664-25567-1. - Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches. By Carolyn Osiek and David L. Balch. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. x, 329. Paper. $25.00. ISBN: 0-664-25546-9. - Family, Freedom, and Faith: Building Community Today. By Paula M. Cooey. Louisville: Westminster John Knox1996. Pp. x, 131. Paper. $15.95. ISBN: 0-664-25663-5. - For the Love of Children: Genetic Technology and the Future of the Family. By Ted Peters. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. xii, 227. Paper. $18.00. ISBN: 0-664-25468-3. - From Culture Wars to Common Ground: Religion and the American Family Debate. By Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, Pamela D. Couture, K. Brynolf Lyon, and Robert M. Franklin. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xi, 399. Paper. $19.00. ISBN: 0-664-25652-1. - From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religon, and Law in the Western Tradition. By John Witte Jr. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xii, 315. Paper. $24.00. ISBN: 0-664-25543-4. - Religion, Feminism, and the Family. Edited by Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. xi, 398. Paper. $28.00. ISBN: 0-664-25512-4.
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Covenant and Commitments: Faith, Family and Economic Life. By Max L. Stackhouse. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. viii, 195. Paper. $19.00. ISBN: 0-664-25467-5. - Faith Traditions and the Family. Edited by Phyllis D. Airhart and Margaret Lambets Bendroth. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. x, 172. Paper. $17.00. ISBN: 0-664-25581-7. - Families in Ancient Israel. By Leo G. Perdue, Joseph Blenkinsopp, John J. Collins, and Carol Meyers. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xv, 285. Paper. $20.00. ISBN: 0-664-25567-1. - Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches. By Carolyn Osiek and David L. Balch. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. x, 329. Paper. $25.00. ISBN: 0-664-25546-9. - Family, Freedom, and Faith: Building Community Today. By Paula M. Cooey. Louisville: Westminster John Knox1996. Pp. x, 131. Paper. $15.95. ISBN: 0-664-25663-5. - For the Love of Children: Genetic Technology and the Future of the Family. By Ted Peters. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. xii, 227. Paper. $18.00. ISBN: 0-664-25468-3. - From Culture Wars to Common Ground: Religion and the American Family Debate. By Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, Pamela D. Couture, K. Brynolf Lyon, and Robert M. Franklin. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xi, 399. Paper. $19.00. ISBN: 0-664-25652-1. - From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religon, and Law in the Western Tradition. By John Witte Jr. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1997. Pp. xii, 315. Paper. $24.00. ISBN: 0-664-25543-4. - Religion, Feminism, and the Family. Edited by Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press1996. Pp. xi, 398. Paper. $28.00. ISBN: 0-664-25512-4.
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