By Colin Hamer
In this straightforward but profound examine, Colin Hamer exhibits the reader that the Bible is the dramatic tale of 2 marriages and divorces. God's dating with humanity from the backyard of Eden to the top of time mirrors a wedding dating, and the gospel is a proposal through the Bridegroom Messiah of a last reconciliation and a brand new marriage for all those that come to the wedding supper of the Lamb. just once we comprehend those biblical references to God's personal marriage to his humans do we comprehend New testomony instructing approximately human marriage, divorce, and remarriage.
God's Divorce unpacks, in effortless to keep on with phrases, the findings of Colin Hamer's generally acclaimed and ground-breaking PhD, Marital Imagery within the Bible (Apostolos, 2015), which re-examined the recent Testament's instructing on divorce and remarriage in mild of lately stumbled on records from New testomony occasions. the result's an figuring out that has eluded the church on account that early post-apostolic times.
Commendations of Hamer's work
'Hamer's attract marital imagery all through Scripture and the way it informs our realizing of the recent Testament's educating on divorce and remarriage is brilliant.' - William A. Heth, Professor of Greek and New testomony, Taylor University
'The most sensible and such a lot thorough remedy of this subject now to be had ...'
- Craig L. Blomberg, special Professor of latest testomony, Denver Seminary
About the Author
Colin Hamer (PhD, Chester college) served for a few years as an elder of Grace Baptist Church within the united kingdom. He has levels from the college of Liverpool and the college of Wales, and studied for his PhD at Union university of Theology. He has been married for greater than forty years and has childrens and 7 grandchildren.
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