The Home Beautiful Author:J R Miller More than 80 years have passed since this book first appeared in print. During that time, some things have changed and some have not...words and expressions have taken on different meanings. That is the reason this edition has been newly edited and slightly condensed. — Unfortunately, there have been other changes since 1912--changes that have ... more »been much more damaging than those that occurred in the dictionary. During our century tremendous pressures have come to bear on the very institution of marriage itself. The vows between husband and wife have been cheapened until they mean very little...If the message of this book was needed eight decades ago, it is certainly even more appropriate today.
But some things have not changed. God's order is still the same...
The importance of the home has not diminished nor has the basic nature of humans changed. The Christian home continues to teach us morality, build character, and strengthen souls. The home remains the hope and the very foundation of a stable society -- a haven of peace and security in a turbulent world.
That is want this book is all about. It is our prayer that this new edition may give direction and encouragement to many readers in our day.« less