Reweaving the Social Tapestry: Toward a Public Philosophy and Policy for Families

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  • Published: 2002, W. W. Norton & Company
  • ISBN: 0-393-32272-6
  • 160 pages
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Families can play a pivotal role in bringing America to greater unity, but even the definition of "family" can be divisive. The authors seek to identify the underlying values in these debates, find common ground among diverse traditions, and clarify the supporting roles of government, business, and civil society. (Sex, Marriage, and Family Project: Cosponsored by American Assemblies Project, Columbia University)

About the Author: Don S. Browning†

The Alexander Campbell Professor Emeritus of Religious Ethics and the Social Sciences at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago and the first Robert W. Woodruff Visiting Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Emory University’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion (CSLR), Browning was a founding figure in practical theology and a catalyst in a wide-ranging discussion about religion, marriage, and family. Esteemed as a mentor and colleague, he was a prolific author and editor and continued to write until his final days, completing his last book, Private Order to Public Covenant:  Christian Marriage and Modern Marriage Law (co-authored with CSLR Director John Witte, Jr.), two weeks before his death. He produced more than 20 volumes, nine during his decade with the CSLR.

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