As the family is falling prey to attacks from all sides, Christians must consider what God's Word has to say about marriage, fatherhood, and education, and examine the effects of abortion and the sexual revolution on society.
The health and vitality of the family as God's most basic institution is critical to the life, strength, and influence of the church. As Christians unite around and defend one of scripture's most basic institutions, God's kingdom is advanced, non-believing strongholds are dismantled, and multi-generational blessings, which are covenantally promised in the fifth commandment, are reclaimed.
William Gairdner challenges citizens to reconsider standard interpretations of democracy and to think more deeply about the nature, subtlety, and complexity of our actual situation. It offers a refreshing understanding of the proper nature of a free and civil society.
To look back on William Gairdner’s book since its original publication in 1992, is to see clearly that his insights concerning the future of the family in Western civilization have been largely borne out. All those concerned with the direction of modern society and the world they are leaving for the next generation will benefit from the deep experience and penetrating insights here.