FOR BETTER
NOT FOR WORSE

A Manual of Christian Matrimony
by
WALTER A. MAIER, PH. D.

Concordia Theological Seminary
Editor, The Walther League Messenger

Third Revised Edition

Whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus. — Col. 3:17

[NOTE TO THE READER OF THIS ONLINE EDITION: The online publication of For Better Not for Worse is a work in progress. Below are links to individual chapters. Our plan is to have the complete Table of Contents as listed in the printed version. If you see any typographical errors, please email them to maier <at> olcc.us]

Preface
Chapter Chapter
1. The Church Submits a Marriage Code 16. Moronic Motion Pictures
2. Tried and Tested 17. Hazards of the New Age
3. The Pledge of Multiplied Blessings 18. The Best Marriage Age
4. The Christ Who Cleanses 19. Beauty Plus!
5. Sanctified by the Word 20. No Dollar-sign Marriages
6. The Purifying Sacrament 21. The I. Q. For Happy Marriages
7. Chastity Through Prayer 22. Mixed Marriages
8. Marriage from God — Not from the Gorilla
9. The Sociological Nightmare
10. The Communistic Sabatoge of Matrimony
11. Campus Scoffers
12. The Perversions of Psychoanalysis
13. Cultic Zealots of Impurity
14. Modernism, The Dogma of Decadence
15. The Literature of Lust