“Fatherlessness: The Implications for God’s Word, Church, and World”

Bibliographic information:

Lamb, Gregory E. “Fatherlessness: The Implications for God’s Word, Church, and World.” Evangelical Journal 33.2 (2015): 89–96



What are the implications of fatherless families, be they single-mother households, same-sex marriages, or matriarchal cultures? While some see the role of “male” fatherhood as superfluous, this essay will argue that fatherlessness is a pervasive problem, an epidemic—chiefly arising from two root causes: divorce-on-demand and unwed pregnancies—that has severe implications regarding God’s word, church, and world. The full article can be viewed online at https://sebts.academia.edu/GregoryLamb


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