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Divorce and Remarriage in the Seventh-day Adventist Church: What the Divorce Statistics Say

World Divorce Rates-General Population For a collection of world divorce statistics, visit this website: www.divorcereform.org/nonus . Statistics compiled at this website appear to be less documented than those available from official government sources. World Divisions-Seventh-day Adventists Adventist Family Study General Conference Department of Family Ministries 1994 International Year of the Family 8,000+ respondents representing parts…

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Divorce and Remarriage in the Seventh-day Adventist Church: Divorce and Remarriage Study Commission – Report

DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE STUDY COMMISSION-REPORT Introduction Throughout the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, various committees, commissions, and councils have studied the topic of marriage and the issues of divorce and remarriage in a continuing effort to clarify the Church’s understanding of God’s will and to provide instruction for church members and direction for those…

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Divorce and Remarriage in the Seventh-day Adventist Church: A Review of the Unexpected Legacy of Divorce

BOOK REVIEW The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce A 25-Year Landmark Study of Divorced Families by Judith S. Wallerstein, Julia M. Lewis, Sandra Blakeslee New York: Hyperion (2000) Reviewed by Karen and Ron Flowers From the flyleaf- “Twenty-five years ago, Judith Wallerstein began talking to a group of 131 children whose parents were all going through…

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Divorce and Remarriage in the Seventh-day Adventist Church: Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage – Church Manual 2005

MARRIAGE, DIVORCE, AND REMARRIAGE Biblical Teachings on Marriage Origin of Marriage -Marriage is a divine institution established by God Himself before the fall, when everything, including marriage, was “very good” (Gen. 1:31). “Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh” (Gen.…

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