By John Witte Jr.,Eliza Ellison

Covenant marriages requiring premarital counseling and tighter strictures on divorce have lately emerged in a few American states. even as, the doctrine of covenant has reemerged in spiritual circles as a standard option to map the religious dimensions of marriage. Covenant Marriage in Comparative Perspective brings jointly eminent students from Jewish, Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, and Islamic non secular traditions in addition to specialists on American covenant marriage. The creation incorporates out an extraordinary comparability of agreement and covenant in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim understandings of marriage. the remainder of the publication elucidates a number of elements of marriage from the views of either jurisprudence and faith, generating an enlightening built-in photograph of the criminal and religious dimensions of marriage.

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