The Zimzum of Love: A New Way of Understanding Marriage

Version: Unabridged
Author: Rob Bell , Kristen Bell
Narrator: Rob Bell
Genres: Marriage & Family, Christianity
Publisher: HarperAudio
Published In: January 2016
Length: 1 hour
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Overview

As he revolutionized traditional teaching on hell in the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Love Wins, Rob Bell now transforms how we understand and practice marriage in The Zimzum of Love, co-written with his wife, Kristen.
Despite the divorce statistics, people are still committing to each other, instinctively believing and hoping that theirs is a sacred union that will last forever. Yet when these couples encounter problems, they often lack the resources that keep them connected to this greater mystery surrounding marriage.
Rob and Kristen Bell introduce a startling new way of looking at marriage, The Zimzum of Love. Zimzum is a Hebrew term where God, in order to have a relationship with the world, contracts, creating space for the creation to exist. In marriage, zimzum is the dynamic energy field between two partners, in which each person contracts to allow the other to flourish. Mastering this field, this give and take of energy, is the secret to what makes marriage flourish.
Rob and Kristen Bell are brutally honest about their own struggles, their ups and downs, as together they pass along what matters most for couples. In this wise book, they explore the secret of what makes a happy union-probing the mystery at the heart of the extraordinary emotional connection that binds two people. With his down-to-earth charm, a dose of whimsy, and memorable stories, Rob, writing with his wife Kristen, changes how we consider marriage, providing insight that can help all of us create satisfying and sacred unions of our own.

Author Details

Author Details

Bell, Rob

Rob Bell lives with his family in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he's the founding pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church. Rob is the author of Velvet Elvis, Sex God, Jesus Wants to Save Christians, and Drops Like Stars. He also taught a series of twenty-four short films called NOOMA, a set of five films called The Art of the Sermon, and in a number of tour films: Everything is Spiritual, The Gods Aren't Angry, and Drops Like Stars.
Rob Bell es pastor y fundador de Mars Hill en Grandville, Michigan. Tambien aparece en la primera serie de peliculas cortas a la que se ha denominado NOOMA. Rob y su

Bell, Kristen

Kristen Bell is trained as an occupational therapist, cofounded Mars Hill, an innovative church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and runs the 2Day leadership events. She and Rob live with their three children in Southern California.