In this section we will build up an archive of books and articles that attempt to connect the themes of fostering, adoption and the Church.

Bartlett, D.L., ‘Adoption in the Bible’, in M.J. Bunge, T.E. Fretheim ad B.R. Gaventa (eds.), The Child in the Bible (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008), pp. 375-398

Brinton, S. and Bennett, A., In Defense of the Fatherless: Redeeming International Adoption and Orphan Care (Fearn: Christian Focus Publications, 2015)

Brueggemann, W., ‘Vulnerable Children, Divine Passion, and Human Obligation’, in M.J. Bunge, T.E. Fretheim ad B.R. Gaventa (eds.), The Child in the Bible (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008), pp. 399-422

Jackson, T.P., (ed.) The Morality of Adoption” Social-Psychological, Theological, and Legal Perspectives (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005)

Kandiah, K. and Kandiah, M., Home for Good: Making a Difference for Vulnerable Children (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013)

Melnyk, J., “When Israel was a Child: Ancient Near-Eastern Adoption Formulas and the relationship between God and Israel”, in Graham, M.P., Brown, W.P. and Kuan, J.K. (eds.) History and Interpretation: Essays in Honour of John H. Hayes (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1993),pp. 245-259

Moore, R.D., Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2009)

Moore, R.D., Adoption: What Joseph of Nazareth Can Teach Us about This Countercultural Choice (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2015)

Stevenson-Moessner, J., The Spirit of Adoption: At Home in God’s Family (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2003)

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