Father hunger : why God calls men to love and lead their families / Douglas Wilson.Publisher: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, Copyright date: ©2012Description: viii, 252 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781595554765 (paperback)Subject(s): Fatherhood -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Fathers -- Religious life
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|Holland Park||Holland Park Mobile Library||248.8421 wil fat 2012 c1 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Available||2858|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-237) and index.
First words -- What fathers are for -- A culture of absenteeism -- Masculinity, false and true -- Atheism starts at home -- The education axle -- Small father, big brother -- Escaping the pointy-haired boss -- Poverty and crime at the head of the table -- Church fathers, ha -- Conflicted feminism -- The fruitful father -- Some father mechanics -- Our father -- It starts with you.
Fatherlessness is a "rot that is eating away at the modern soul," writes Douglas Wilson, and the problem goes far beyond physical absence. "Most of our families are starving for fathers, even if Dad is around, and there's a huge cost to our children and our society because of it." Father Hunger takes a thoughtful, timely, richly engaging excursion into our cultural chasm of absentee fatherhood.
Added to GBC Holland Park Library 13 March 2022.