23Jan 2022 by
Book Review: The seven principles for making marriage work: A practical guide from the worlds foremost relationship expert (2nd rev. ed.)
No other sources allowed. I have attached the book. Specific directions below for each section that must be followed.
Your Book Review must be 4-5 pages, double-spaced(not including the title page and reference page). You will be required tocreate a title page and a reference page (which cites the textbook) using the currentAPA standards.
Use the following headings and details to complete thereview.
Summary (400-500 words)
After identifying the title, author, and date of the book, summarizewhat you have read as if you were the author condensing the book into 400-500tight words. Prove that you comprehend the readings by writing ano-nonsense summary.
This section is not a commentary or listing of topics, but rather an in-depth, insightful prcis of the content.
Short quotations are acceptable, but they should not be more than 1-2 sentences. Direct quotations, paraphrases, and core notes must be properly cited.
Do not reference any other source in your summary. This summary is only about the assigned text.
Do not use first or second person; be a reporter and give clear, concise facts. Avoid the use of opinions and personal experiences in this section.
Do not copy and paste from the text, a website,student sample, or from a previous 4-Mat ReviewThis is plagiarism!
Concrete Responses (250-300 words)
Get vulnerable! In 250-300 words, relate at least one personal life experiencethat a specific part of this book (i.e., cite accordingly) triggered in yourmemory.
Relate your story in first person, describing action; quote exact words you remember hearing or saying and/or the non-verbals on display in the memory. In the teaching style of Jesus, this is a do-it-yourself parable, case study, and/or confession. You will remember almost nothing you have read unless you make this critical, personal connection. What video memory began to roll?
Be sure to connect your personal life example toa specific insight or quote from the book.
While there is no need to reference any othersource, it is important to include citations from the assigned text. A briefexplanation, verse location, and translation should be given when a Scriptureverse is utilized. Avoid long quotes.
Reflection (250-300 words)
Inabout , discuss/analyze the bookscontent. As you read, keep rough notes of your thoughts.
Begin with questions like, What would I likefurther information on? Where do I not agree/strongly agree with the author?or What bothers me/excites me about this content?
What new questions, insight(s), technique(s),word pictures(s), and tool(s) or ah-hamoments popped up while reading the book?
Thereis no need to reference any other source. If a verse is cited, then a briefexplanation should be included to inform the reader (i.e., brief explanation:verse location and translation).
Application (250-300 words)
In about 250-300 words, explain how the information in the bookinfluences your own personal/professional growth process?
What specific actions or changes are you going to make in your life as a result of your learning? Your response here is a matter of obedience first, questions later.
Be precise in summarizing your action steps.
Note: Yourassignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool.
Gottman, J., & Silver, N. (2015). The seven principles for making marriage work: A practical guide from the worlds foremost relationship expert (2nd rev. ed.). Harmony Books. ISBN: 9780553447712.