First comes love? : the changing face of marriage / John C. Morris.
By: Morris, John CMaterial type: TextPublisher: Cleveland : Pilgrim Press, 2007Description: 128 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9780829817553 (alk. paper); 0829817557 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Marriage -- HistoryLOC classification: BV835 | .M68 2007
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-128).
Prologue: the changing face of marriage -- How different cultures portray relationships: the creation stories of Olympus and Eden -- Marriage within one's crowd -- Marriage for political purposes -- Marriage for procreation -- Four revolutionary marriage traditions from the church -- What makes a marriage valid? -- Marriage as a secular contract -- Marriage as a sacred covenant -- Betrothal -- Modern marriage -- Marriage for companionship -- A concluding marriage checklist -- Eden revisited -- Epilogue: sketches for a new portrait of marriage.
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