Pastor Jim Newheiser has simply rehashed the same old enslaving party lines about marriage that evangelicals have been regurgitating like a cow chewing its cud. If I had a way of putting a visual here of me shaking my head while muttering to myself, I would. Because that is what I am doing as I glance through Jim Newheiser’s new book Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage: Critical Questions and Answers, Presbyterian and Reformed, 2017. I am not trying to attack Newheiser in this post, but I am not going to pull any punches. And I will be accused of being “unchristian and harsh.” So be it.
I don’t even know where to begin. Maybe: “Jim, when are you going to open your eyes?”
This book is same old same old. There is NOTHING new in this book. Nothing. The usual suspects laud the book of course – Martha Peace, Tedd Tripp…
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