Father Hunger

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Douglas Wilson

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Filled with practical ideas and self-evaluation tools, Father Hunger both encourages and challenges men to “embrace the high calling of fatherhood,” becoming the dads that their families and our culture so desperately need them to be.

Fatherlessness is a “rot that is eating away at the modern soul,” writes Douglas Wilson, and the problem goes far beyond physical absence. “Most of our families are starving for fathers, even if Dad is around, and there’s a huge cost to our children and our society because of it.” Father Hunger takes a thoughtful, timely, richly engaging excursion into our cultural chasm of absentee fatherhood. Blending leading-edge research with incisive analysis and real-life examples, Wilson:

  • Traces a range of societal ills?from poverty and crime to joyless feminism and paternalistic government expansion?to a vacuum of mature masculinity
  • Explains the key differences between asserting paternal authority and reestablishing true spiritual fathering
  • Uncovers the corporate-fulfillment fallacy and other mistaken assumptions that undermine fatherhood
  • Extols the benefits of restoring fruitful fathering, from stronger marriages to greater economic liberty

Filled with practical ideas and self-evaluation tools, Father Hunger both encourages and challenges men to “embrace the high calling of fatherhood,” becoming the dads that their families and our culture so desperately need them to be.

What People Are Saying:

"Wilson sounds a clarion call among Christian men that is pointedly biblical, urgently relevant, humorously accessible, and practically wise." -Richard D. Phillips, author of The Masculine Mandate: God's Calling to Men

"Father Hunger illulstrates one of the greatest influences or lack thereof on the identity of a man: a father. Read a book that will strike an invisible chord in the lives of men both lost and found." -Dr. Eric Mason, pastor of Epiphany Fellowship, Philadelphia

AUTHOR: Douglas Wilson

PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson

PAGE COUNT: 272 pages

BINDING: Paperback

SIZE: 5.50x8.50"

ISBN 10: 0849964865

ISBN-13: 9781595554765

RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2012

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Anonymous
Awesome

Really great stuff, highly needed for our day

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Chris Quinlan
Excellent

Excellent book very useful

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Courtney Martineau
Father Hunger

Great book! The author has a gift at bringing biblical truths to bear in a very readable manner.