This volume is a philosophy of parenting. Philosophy may give the impression that this book is abstract and unrelated to life. Not true. It is intensely practical, showing how a philosophical foundation manifests itself in the everyday life of Christian parenting.
Michael W. Austin(PhD University of Colorado at Boulder) is associate professor of philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University. An evangelical, he earned his master's degree in philosophy at Talbot and is a member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society and other professional philosophical societies. He has written articles for philosophical journals and published a revision of his dissertation titled Conceptions of Parenthood: Ethics and the Family (Ashgate, 2007). For Blackwell he has written a chapter for the book, Running and Philosophy: A Marathon for the Mind, and for University Press of Kentucky he authored the book, Football and Philosophy: Going Deep.