A new book by Wendy Moore, How to Create the Perfect Wife: Britain’s Most Ineligible Bachelor and his Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate, tells the story of Thomas Day, an 18th century author who experimented with raising his own perfect wife. He adopted two prepubescent orphans believing he could teach one of them to be the wife he wanted. The experiment failed miserably for all the obvious reasons.
God’s word is the best source for an excellent wife. Love her, as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her.” Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
Review in The Week, April 26, 2013, p. 20
Ephesians 5:25 (ESV) Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,