Contents Abbreviations 7 Introduction: Are Cindy and Bob in Your Church? 11 Mark L. Strauss 1. No Remarriage after Divorce 19 Gordon J. Wenham Responses Wiliam A. Heth 43 Craig S. Keener 49 2. Remarriage for Adultery or Desertion 59 Wiliam A. Heth Responses Gordon J. Wenham 85 Craig S. Keener 91 3. Remarriage for Circumstances beyond Adultery or Desertion 103 Craig S. Keener Responses Gordon J. Wenham 121 Wiliam A. Heth 127 Conclusion: Three Key Questions for You to Answer 137 Mark L. Strauss Resources for Further Study 143 About the Contributors 145 Discussion and Reflection Questions 147 Scripture Index 151 Subject Index 157
Craig S. Keener is professor of biblical studies at Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mark Strauss (PhD, Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He has written The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts, Distorting Scripture?, The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy, and Luke in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary series. Forthcoming books include The Gospels and Jesus, Mark in the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary series, and Mark in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series.