As society changes, so have expectations regarding motherhood.
Mothers are expected to play more roles than ever before. Nurturing
children, running the household, and being a faithful wife are simply
not enough. Women are expected to be breadwinners, even in their
child-bearing years. The harshness of single parenthood is a
reality for a fair portion of these women. It looms eerily
on the horizon for many more. Society's altered views on motherhood
are perhaps only reflections of contemporary ideas about
family life in general.
The Man Who Loved Women and Democracy
Mary Ann Glendon
This is a review of Women and the Common Life: Love, Marriage,
and Feminism by Christopher Lasch (edited by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn).
The book's main thesis is summarized in detail by the reviewer. It
traces the development of feminism and its effects on family life.
Women of Renewal: A Statement
Ecumenical Coalition of Women and Society
This document proposes a solid biblically based position on the place
of women. Although it does criticize contemporary feminism, it
does so by providing an alternative understanding on the uniqueness
The Family and the Church:
How Should Biblical Manhood and Womanhood Work Out in Practice
George W. Knight III
Several biblical principles for family life are described in this
Are children best raised in a two parent household? Current trends
are undermining the traditional family structure.
The Family and the Constitution
The autonomy of parents in raising their children is threatened
by the political institutions of our day.
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