6 edition of Same-Sex Marriage found in the catalog.
by Prometheus Books
Written in English
|Contributions||Robert M. Baird (Editor), Stuart E. Rosenbaum (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||242|
The history of same-sex marriage in western culture is intrinsically linked to the evolution of marriage in general. The institution has taken many forms in different societies since its inception. Marriage used to be concerned solely with the transference of property. Indeed, a woman herself was seen as chattel in heterosexual marriage. From the earliest days of the Christian faith, Christians have honored marriage, or holy matrimony, as a divinely blessed, lifelong, monogamous union, between a man and a woman. According to the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer (), reflecting the traditional view, "Christian marriage is a solemn and public covenant between a man and a woman in the presence of God," "intended by God for.
In the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that all state bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, making . This re-release of John Stott's work on same-sex relationships is timely, thoughtful, compassionate, and Biblically compelling. He asks the right questions and walks the reader through a theological and pastoral treatise enabling every follower of Jesus to grasp the difficulties so many of our friends encounterAuthor: John Stott.
JUDGING THE CASE AGAINST SAME-SEX MARRIAGE Andrew Koppelman* The movement for same-sex marriage has been politically tri-umphant, but its case is incomplete because the arguments against it have not been understood. Major social change should not occur without addressing the claims made by same-sex marriage opponents. Conventional wisdom holds that same-sex marriage is a purely modern innovation, a concept born of an overtly modern lifestyle that was unheard of in nineteenth century America. But as Rachel Hope Cleves demonstrates in this eye-opening book, same-sex marriage is hardly new. Born in , Charity Bryant was raised in Massachusetts.
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Before reading "Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God's Design for Marriage", I didn't really know what to think, but now, I feel much more secure and understanding of my beliefs as a Christian. Another thing I loved about this book is the length. It has just the right amount of information without overloading and confusing you/5().
With same-sex marriage igniting a firestorm of controversy in the press and in the courts, in legislative chambers and in living rooms, Andrew Sullivan, a pioneering voice in the debate, has brought together two Same-Sex Marriage book years of argument in an anthology of historic inclusiveness and by: This is a very thoughtful book for Christians about the issues of redefining marriage to include same-sex couples.
The authors make the point that through out the history of the church (until recent decades) there has been agreement on the definition of marriage and the sinfulness of any extra marital sex/5.
How Same-Sex Marriage Threatens Religious Liberty By Severino, Roger Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 30, No. 3, Summer PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Three books by authors who are opposed to gay marriage on biblical grounds: " Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God's Design for Marriage (Thoughtful Response)," by Sean McDowell and John Stonestreet. Baker Books (). Read reviews or order this book safely from online. Same-sex marriage arguments generally are founded on basic disagreements about the way the world works, making it a contentious issue.
With homosexuality increasingly accepted in the United States, same-sex marriage is a key issue in the 21st century. It is now gathering steam as a social movement. This book offers an analysis of the past and current status of same-sex marriage in the United States and other nations of the world, accompanied by a balanced review of the arguments in favor of and opposed to the practice.
Despite a general attitude shift towards accepting same-sex relationships in the United States over the last two decades, there is still a prevailing opinion that same-sex. The Top Ten Harms of Same-Sex “Marriage” by peter sprigg Some advocates of same-sex “marriage” scoff at the idea that it could harm anyone.
Here are ten ways in which society could be harmed by legalizing same-sex “mar-riage.” Most of these effects would become evident only in the long run, but several would occur Size: KB. Whether for it or against it, same-sex marriage matters: to the Church, to people, and to the future of our society.
In Same-Sex Marriage, authors Sean McDowell and John Stonestreet face these uncharted waters by clearly defining and contrasting two very different meanings of marriage. In the process, they reveal the dramatic shift in our culture's understanding of human dignity, and the 5/5(3).
The publication of Yale historian John Boswell's book Same-Sex Unions in Pre-Modern Europe created a furor in The media hyped the notion that Boswell had discovered same-sex marriage rites from the ancient world, although his own work made far more sophisticated : – Elizabeth Raymond, San Francisco Book Review (full review here) “This is a valuable addition to the debate.” – Publishers Weekly (full review here) “Debating Same-Sex Marriage is an important book that lays bare the philosophical arguments for and against the legalization of same-sex marriage.”.
Same-sex marriage is making the headlines, with Stephen Fry’s wedding and the US supreme court soon to decide on its legality. It seems like a. The same-sex marriage phenomenon is characterized on the one hand by intense personal joys and on the other by long-standing activism and historic legal reasoning.
Same-Sex Marriage tells both stories: the experiences of couples who have been able to marry, and the stories behind the scenes that explain how the legal battle has finally been won.5/5(3).
The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family is a non-fiction book by Dan was first published by Dutton in The book delves into the author's experiences with his partner Terry Miller and their adopted son as they decide whether or not to get : Dan Savage.
Debating Same-Sex Marriage John Corvino and Maggie Gallagher Point/Counterpoint. Provides a useful resource showcasing the key ideas in the ongoing debate over same-sex marriage. Both authors are prominent writers and speakers on same-sex n: The General Assembly also included in those changes clear language that no teaching elder or session can be forced to conduct a same-sex marriage ceremony if they do not believe it is appropriate.
As of Ma 42 presbyteries had voted against the amendment, demonstrating ongoing disagreement within the church. George Chauncey, "Why Marriage?The history shaping today's debate over gay equality," Basic Books, ().Read reviews/order this book safely from 's online bookstore It discusses the history of same-sex marriage and links it to the struggle for inter-racial marriage, desegregation, etc.: Linda Hollingdale, "Creating Civil Union: Opening hearts and minds," Common Humanity Press, ().
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hat's the big deal about gay marriage. The seismic waves from same-sex marriage and parenting have the potential to deconstruct humanity. Authors Maier and Stanton offer compelling reasons why legalizing this arrangement will be harmful to the larger community and future generations.
Get your answers here Marriage on Trial: The Case Against Same-Sex Marriage and Parenting - eBook 5/5(1). Same-sex Marriage - Ebook written by Patricia M. Stockland. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Same-sex : Patricia M.
Stockland. Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is a term for a relationship in which two people of the same sex live together as a family in a governmentally, socially, or religiously recognized is sometimes called marriage equality, especially by supporters.Book Review.
For some time now I’ve been recommending Girgis, George, and Anderson’s What Is Marriage as the best available explanation for why marriage is for a man and a woman.
It’s still on my list, but from this point on, for Christian readers in particular, I have another recommendation to make ahead of that one: Sean McDowell and John Stonestreet’s excellent new book Same-Sex.
National opposition to same-sex marriage began a sharp decline after President Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as .