Posts Tagged ‘sociology’

Am I putting a “Facebook thumbs-up like” on the couple below? No. Biblical marriage does NOT need a Facebook-like. Nothing can be added to the perfection of the family unit as the cornerstone of society. It has always been & remains the gold standard in many social studies as sociologists would tell you. Check out the audio for two examples.

For tips on durability of marriage see here & here.

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AlbertMohler.com – The Briefing – The Briefing 10-02-13. Listen to full audio here.

How did the West lose God? This reverse “new atheist” argument is made in a compelling new book that features family cohesion & stability as a driving force / enabler in a way not considered much before. Consider the more commonplace “fatherless home”, in the same vein, and how that has also been shown as a reliable indicator for children growing up with an atheist or agnostic worldview.

Listen to the interview for a good overview of the book.

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AlbertMohler.com, Thinking in Public – How Does Secularization Really Happen? A Conversation with Mary Eberstadt. Listen to full audio here.

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So it’s confirmed, even by the Wall Street Journal – family mealtime is critically important. Many indicators show this & it is as clear as can be – and even has a cumulative benefit. Funny (or sad) how plain truths like this take so long to be “scientifically proven”. Listen to audio above for more details.

How many other plain truths are we holding back on for “scientific certification” before we’ll give it our full commitment? …if this plays a part at all. Maybe the “scientism culture” isn’t so much something that people would be allied behind if it actually presents an “inconvenient truth”?

AlbertMohler.com – The Briefing 09-24-13. Listen to full audio here.