No Help for Stubbed Toes, Billy Eckstine or Acne
IVP UK have republished Christopher Ash's excellent tome on marriage. The first edition is still on Amazon UK. I assume the new edition will be available soon. Definitely the best and most scholarly of the various pastoral books on marriage available. The lack of a US publisher is surprising -- but then the US is somewhat addicted to books which contain paragraphs like 'Billy and Sarah sat on the sofa. Though they were only inches apart etc. etc.' Christopher should try to write some garbage once in a while. He might sell more books.
Then, Herman Bavinck's work on The Christian Family has been translated. The introduction by James Eglinton can be read here. Not for those who think growing up involves - well, you know, growing up and other stuff that old, square people used to do. Nor for those who need Christian life-and-worldview micromanagement of the 'Acne: A Christian Approach to Treatment' kind.
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