About the Author
The Duties of Parents outlines 282 guidelines for Christian parenting. Jacobus Koelman emphasizes the need for loving, thoughtful discipline and urges parents to tell their children that the purpose of punishment is their eternal well-being. He describes the need for good schools and teachers, and encourages the latter to realize their great responsibility. The Duties of Parents will give you an important glimpse of the theological and practical concerns of the developing Protestant tradition.