2 edition of Marriage, religion, and society found in the catalog.
Marriage, religion, and society
Giri Raj Gupta
|Statement||Giri Raj Gupta.|
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|Pagination||viii, 187 p. :|
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homosexuality, a term created by 19th cent. theorists to describe a sexual and emotional interest in members of one's own sex. Today a person is often said to have a homosexual or a heterosexual orientation, a description intended to defuse some of the long-standing sentiment among many Westerners that homosexuality is immoral or pathological. Pope St. John Paul II said, As the family goes, so goes the nation, and so goes the whole world in which we live. This means that the state of marriage and family life is a good indicator of the state our society is in. But with high divorce rates and young people foregoing marriage altogether, now is the time to emphasize that marriage matters, even in the 21st century.
The Marriage of Sense and Soul: Integrating Science and Religion is a book by American author Ken reasons that by adopting contemplative (e.g. meditative) disciplines related to Spirit and commissioning them within a context of broad science, that "the spiritual, subjective world of ancient wisdom" could be joined "with the objective, empirical world of modern Author: Ken Wilber. Marriage can be recognized by a state, an organization, a religious authority, a tribal group, a local community, or peers. It is often viewed as a contract. When a marriage is performed and carried out by a government institution in accordance with the marriage laws of the jurisdiction, without religious content.
In their book American Grace: How Religion Divides and United Us, social scientists Robert D. Putnam of Harvard and David E. Campbell of the University of Notre Dame show that in , about The Soviet Union was an atheist state in which religion was largely discouraged and at times heavily persecuted. According to various Soviet and Western sources, over one-third of the country's people still professed religious belief (Christianity and Islam had the most believers).Christians belonged to various churches: Orthodox, which had the largest number of .
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Ryan Anderson has been doing this courageously for several years now. His new book, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom, is vital reading for anyone seeking to defend the goodness that remains in our nation, and our rights to live in accord with the truth." —Charles J.
Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of PhiladelphiaCited by: 4. Get this from a library. Marriage, religion, and society: pattern of change in an Indian village.
[Giri Raj Gupta]. The village --The caste system --Internal structure of castes --Rituals preliminary to marriage --Ritual complex of marriage --The post-wedding rituals --The family and the kinsmen --Caste and caste councils --Social exchange among the castes --Remarriage --Tradition and change.
The Mystery of the Child represents a new tack for Martin Marty -- universally respected as a historian, theologian, and interpreter of religion and culture -- but displays the same incisive, erudite quality marking the fifty-plus books and thousands of articles that he has previously written.
Marty's broad, thoughtful perspective will inspire readers to think afresh about what it 5/5(7). Marriage is not up for debate; marriage simply is.
Today the meaning and purpose of marriage has been lost, and it is our fault. The prevalence of pornography, divorce, pre-marital sex, cohabitation, infidelity, and a thousand other mistakes have blurred our vision of God’s plan for sex, family, and society to the point of blindness/5(13).
"Religion and Family in Marriage Changing Society should be the starting point for anyone interested in understanding contemporary family-religion dynamics."Scott M.
Myers, American Journal of Sociology "Penny Edgell's new monograph provides a much-needed analysis of the intersections of religion and family lifeCited by: Use Biblical principles to build a strong Christian marriage that will thrive in a society where nearly half of all marriages end in divorce.
Our marriage resources include books on the challenges of keeping marriages alive and range from romance and sexuality to divorce prevention and infidelity. The book, while obviously based upon Christian values, seeks to discuss the nature of marriage within purely worldly terms, e.g., sociology, etc.
For those for or against, say, homosexual marriage the book is a must. Homosexual marriage is a crystalization of the problem of marriage per se/5(). One authoritative definition focuses on perhaps the most common char- acteristic—children: “Marriage is a union between a man and a woman such that children born to the woman are recognized legitimate offspring of both parents” (Royal Anthropological Institute).File Size: KB.
This book looks at the institutions of marriage and the family from a combination of perspectives: the social sciences, theology and ethics. The underlining theme of this book is that the retreat away from marriage is a matter of great concern, Both from a religious and a social viewpoint, the trend to make marriage an optional extra is a dangerous and worrying development.4/5(1).
Still, the books itself deals with a lot of issues that are relevant whether or not there is a marriage referendum. Nick Park, the main author (or first author on each chapter) is clearly an 'ou It's interesting that this book is already a little dated, now that the referendum has occurred and returned a 'yes' vote/5.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gupta, Giri Raj. Marriage, religion, and society. New York, Wiley [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type. Marriage is an either–or status. But marital unions differ in a multitude of ways, including the characteristics, such as education, earnings, religion, and cultural background, of each of the partners, and the homogamy of their match on these characteristics.
Similarly, religion has multiple aspects. There are many indications that the combination of religious practice and stable marital relationships contributes to a strong and successful next generation. Social science shows that stable marriage is associated with improved physical, intellectual, mental, and emotional health of men, women, and children, and equips them with the values and habits that promote.
Believers of religion will be charitable with time and money, hoping to relieve some of the burdens a society faces, such as hunger, clothing needs, housing needs and overall spiritual counseling.
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Granted, it is a book whose message few in our present age care to hear. But for those who listen, it holds a promise. A reader recently wrote to us to say, “All my past relationships failed because they were built on sex, not God. Sex, God, and Marriage has given me insight into how a true relationship and marriage should be.” May it do theFile Size: KB.
(3) The intimacy of marriage: Marriage is the most intimate of all human relationships, uniting a man and a woman in a "one-flesh" union (Genesis ).
Marriage involves "leaving" one's family of origin and "being united" to one's spouse, which signifies the establishment of a new family unit distinct from the two originating families. LibraryThing Review User Review - snash - LibraryThing.
A small concise book describing the Puritan beliefs and society as it related to the family. It was very clear, enlightening, giving me a much clearer picture of everyday life in Puritan Society than I've gathered from any other source.4/5(2).
The Book of Romans lays this out clearly in its first few chapters. Rather than paganism being the foundation from which patriarchy flows and the church borrowing from the pagans, it is the opposite. God the Father gives his name to fatherhood and /5(80). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My libraryMissing: Marriage, religion.Slave religion and culture. In much the same way they viewed slave marriage, planters also saw religion as a means of controlling their slaves, and they encouraged it.
Slaves, in a prayer house built on the plantation or at services in their master's nearby church, heard time and again a simple sermon—obey your master and do not steal or lie.Marriage, a legally and socially sanctioned union, usually between a man and a woman, that is regulated by laws, rules, customs, beliefs, and attitudes that prescribe the rights and duties of the partners and accords status to their offspring (if any).
The universality of marriage within different societies and cultures is attributed to the many basic social and personal functions for which it.