Extended Bibliography

Compiled by Elizabeth Davies


BARTON, S. (ed) The Family in Theological Perspective. T & T Clark 1996

BUCKLEY, Timothy J. What Binds Marriage? Roman Catholic Theology in Practice. London: Geoffrey Chapman, 1997

CAHILL, Lisa Sowle. Family: A Christian Social Perspective. Fortress Press, 2000

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN ENGLAND. Churches Together in Marriage: Pastoral Care of Inter-church families. London: CTE, 1994

COONTZ, Stephanie. The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trip. New York: Basic Books, 1992

COVEY, Stephen R. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families. London: Simon & Schuster, 1997

*CURRAN, Dolores. Traits of a Healthy Family. London: Harper Collins, 1984

DAVIDOFF, Leonore et al. The Family Story: Blood, Contract and Intimacy. London: Longman, 1999

DEMMER, Klaus & BRENNINKMEIJER-WERHAHN, Aldegonde(eds). Christian Marriage Today. Washington DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1997

DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY. Balancing Work and Family Life: Enhancing Choice and Support for Parents. DTI & HM Treasury, 2003

DOMINIAN, Jack. Letís Make Love: The Meaning of Sexual Intercourse. London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2001

DOWSING, Anita. A Marriage in Our Time: When Believer Meets Non-believer. London: Sheed & Ward, 2000

FINLEY, Kathleen. The Seekers Guide to Building a Christian Marriage: 11 essential skills. Chicago: Loyola Press, 2000

FINLEY, Mitch & Kathy. Building Christian Families. (2nd ed). Allen, Texas: Thomas More Publishing, 1996

FINLEY, Mitch. Your Family in Focus: Appreciating What You Have and Making It Even Better. Notre Dame, Indiana: Ave Maria Press, 1993

FOLEY, Gerard. Family-Centered Church: A New Parish Model. Sheed & Ward, 1995

FRIEDMAN, Edwin. Generation to Generation: Family Process in Church and Synagogue. New York: Guilford Press, 1985

GAILLARDETZ, Richard R. A Daring Promise: a Spirituality of Christian Marriage. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 2002

GARLAND, D. R. Family Ministry: A Comprehensive Guide. Inter Varsity Press, 1999

GOTTMAN, John. Why Marriages Succeed or Fail. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 1998

GRIMER, Margaret. Making Families Work: A New Search For Christian Family Values. London: Geoffrey Chapman, 1994

HARING, Bernard. No Way Out ? Pastoral Care of the Divorced and Remarried. Slough: St Pauls Publications, 1990

THE HOLY SEE. Charter of the Rights of the Family. Editions Paulines, 1983

HOWARD, Karen L. A Parish Plan For Family Catechesis. Mystic, Connecticut: Twenty-Third Publications, 2001

JOHN PAUL II. Christian Family in the Teaching of John Paul II. St Paul Publications, 1990

JOHN PAUL II. Familiaris Consortio, CTS 1981

JOHN PAUL II. Letter to Families, CTS 1994

JOINT LITURGICAL GROUP OF GREAT BRITAIN. An Order of Marriage for Christians From Different Churches. Norwich: Canterbury Press, 1999

KEHRWALD, Leif. Caring that enables: a manual for developing parish family ministry. New York: Paulist Press, 1991

KEHRWALD, Leif. Marriage and the Spirituality of Intimacy St.Anthony Messenger Press, 1997

KELLY, Kevin T. Divorce and Second Marriage: Facing the Challenge. Kansas City, Missouri: Sheed & Ward, 1997

KNIGHTS, Philip & MURRAY, Angela. Evangelisation in England & Wales: a report to the Catholic bishops. London: Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales, 2002

LAWLER, M. & ROBERTS, W.P., (eds): Christian Marriage and Family: Contemporary Theological and Pastoral Perspectives. The Liturgical Press, 1996 

LAWLER, Michael G. Marriage and the Catholic Church: Disputed Questions. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2002

LETSON, Douglas R.(ed.). Sex and Marriage in the Catholic Tradition: An Historical Overview. Ottawa, Canada: Novalis, 2001

LORD CHANCELLORíS ADVISORY GROUP ON MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP SUPPORT. Moving Forward Together: A Proposed Strategy for Marriage and Relationship Support for 2002 and Beyond. London: Lord Chancellors Department, 2002.  download at www.lcd.gov.uk

MARTINI, Carlo Maria. The New Wine: Christian Witness of the Family. Pauline Books, 1994

MARTOS, Joseph. Doors to the Sacred: A Historical Introduction to Sacraments in the Catholic Church. Rev. ed. Liguori, Missouri: Liguori/Triumph, 2001 (good chapter on marriage)

MCALLISTER, Fiona. (ed)  Marital Breakdown and the Health of the Nation. 2nd ed. London: One plus One, 1995

MCCARTHY, David Matzko. Sex and Love in the Home. London: SCM Press, 2001

MCGINNIS, Kathleen & James. Parenting for Peace and Justice: Ten Years Later. Orbis, 1990

MOORE, Thomas. The Soul of Sex: Cultivating Life as an Act of Love. New York: HarperCollins, 1998 (see also his book Soul Mates)

MORGAN, PATRICIA. Farewell to the family? Public policy and family breakdown in Britain and the USA. Civitas: Institute for the Study of Civil Society, 1999

PIPHER, Mary. Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders. New York: Riverhead Books, 1999

PIPHER, Mary. The Shelter of Each Other. New York: Grosset/Putnam, 1996

PONTIFICAL COUNCIL FOR THE FAMILY. Preparation for the Sacrament of Marriage. Oxford: Family Publications, 1996

PONTIFICAL COUNCIL FOR THE FAMILY. The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality: Guidelines for Education Within the Family. Oxford: Family Publications, 1995.

QUINN, Michael and Terri. I Have A Million Things To Do! Practical Support for Today's Parents in Confirming Their Children's Faith. Family Caring Trust, 2001

QUINN, Michael & Terri. What Can a Parent Do? Newry, Co Down: Family Caring Trust, 2000

REED, Elizabeth Hoffman. Gathering at the Table. Chicago: LTP, 1999 (On one level, a simple pamphlet in praise of dining - on another level, an extraordinary reflection on the importance of ordinary family meals for Eucharist)

RICHARDSON, Ronald W. Creating a Healthier Church: Family Systems Theory, Leadership and Congregational Life. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 1996

*ROBERTO, John. Growing in Faith: A Catholic Family Sourcebook. New York: Don Bosco Multimedia, 1990  (An excellent collection - well worth searching for.)

SANTIN, S. Reaching Out: Readings in Family Life Education. Don Mills, Ontario: Maxwell Macmillan Canada, 1994 ISBN: 0029542316

SEARLE, Mark & STEVENSON, Kenneth W. Documents of the Marriage Liturgy. Collegeville, Minnestoa: Liturgical Press, 1992

SELLING, Joseph A. (ed) Embracing Sexuality: Authority and Experience in the Catholic Church. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001 (one of the Authority and Governance Project Publications)

SLATER-WALKER, Gisela & Christopher. An Asperger Marriage. London: Jessica Kingsley, 2002 (An interesting first hand account of a marriage in which one partner is relationally & socially handicapped)

STROMMEN, M and HARDEL, R.: Passing on the Faith: A Radical New Model for Youth and Family Ministry. Saint Maryís Press, 2000

THATCHER, Adrian & STUART, Elizabeth (eds). Christian Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender. Leominster: Gracewing, 1996 (contains a useful section on family)

THOMAS, David M. Christian Marriage: A Journey Together. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, 1983

THOMPSON, Marjorie J. Family the Forming Center: A Vision of the Role of the Family in Spiritual Formation. Nashville, Tenessee: Upper Room Books, 1996

UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS. A Family Perspective in Church and Society: a Manual for all Pastoral Leaders. Washington DC: NCCB Committee on Marriage and Family. Reissued 1998.

WALROND-SKINNER, Sue. The Fulcrum and the Fire: Wrestling with Family Life. London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1993.

WESTERHOFF, John H. Will our Children Have Faith? Toronto: Morehouse Publishing, 2000

WRIGHT, Wendy M. Sacred Dwelling: A Spirituality of Family Life. Forest of Peace Publishing, 1994

*Currently out-of-print, but second-hand copies can often be obtained via www.abebooks.com or www.amazon.co.uk


Government publications:

Balancing Work and Family Life: Enhancing Choice and Support for Parents. DTI & HM Treasury, 2003.  See www.dti.gov.uk/work-lifebalance

Family Support Grant 2003-2004. Home Office Communication Directorate, September 2002

Moving Forward Together: A Proposed Strategy for Marriage and Relationship Support for 2002 and Beyond. London: Lord Chancellors Department, 2002.  download at www.lcd.gov.uk

Supporting Families. Download from: www.homeoffice.gov.uk/vcu/sfpages.pdf

See also OPS publications



Family Ministry: Empowering Through Faith ISSN: 1055-2308
1044 Alta Vista Road, Louisville, KY 40205-1798 USA                www.fmef.org

INTAMS Review ISSN: 1370-6020
Steenweg-naar-Grote Hut 156 A/1 B-1640 Sint-Genesius Rode BELGIUM www.intams.com

Just Between Us: Newsletter of the Bethany Family Institute ISSN: 1473-7035 PO Box 2858 Wolverhampton WV3 0XL            www.bethanyfamilyinstitute.com


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