Category Archives: Divorce and Remarriage

John L. Edwards, An In Depth Study of Marriage and Divorce

It’s taken me far too long, but I have finally gotten the answer for the readers who want to obtain John L. Edwards’ excellent An In Depth Study of Marriage & Divorce. The book is out of print, but Br. … Continue reading

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MDR: How much misery? (Third draft)

I get emails – Jay, I have done some counseling with people in the church. One brother in his 60’s told me recently that he had been very unhappy and even miserable in his married life for over 35 years. … Continue reading

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MDR: How much misery? (Second Draft)

I get emails – Jay, I have done some counseling with people in the church. One brother in his 60′s told me recently that he had been very unhappy and even miserable in his married life for over 35 years. … Continue reading

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MDR: How much misery? (First Draft)

I get emails – Jay, I have done some counseling with people in the church. One brother in his 60′s told me recently that he had been very unhappy and even miserable in his married life for over 35 years. … Continue reading

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MDR: A Very Interesting Question

I’ve been corresponding with reader Dan Knight regarding Dan’s intriguing theory for how to read the “divorce” passages in the Gospels. I’ve read extensively on the subject, and I’ve never run into his theory before — and it just might … Continue reading

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MDR: A Question from a Reader

I get emails – Hi Jay, While on a CofC discussion board regarding the subject, I happened onto a link to your article, “But If I Do Remarry…” I wanted to share my personal situation with you and ask you … Continue reading

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MDR: Response to a Reader’s Question

Several days ago, I posted a question from a reader soliciting the readers’ thoughts, and the responses are much appreciated. I thought I’d share what I wrote to the reader. Now, I was responding to a longer version of the … Continue reading

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MDR: A Reader’s Question

I received this email from a reader. Your input would be appreciated. Jay, I need your advice on an issue concerning divorce.  Let me first give you the background. Growing up I was taught the “traditional” view of MDR. Basically, the … Continue reading

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An Email About Grace and Divorce (Help from the Readers Needed)

I get emails. This is from a divorced and remarried couple who are being treated as second-class Christians in their home church. Hi We attend a [conservative, non-Church of Christ] church. My husband and I have been married for 27 … Continue reading

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MDR: The passive-voice argument

[This is the last post. It's long because only a few readers will find this of interest and so I don't want to spread this over several days. But Edwards' scholarship has been studied by so many, I figure some … Continue reading

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