What Is Marriage?

What Is Marriage?

Man and Woman : A Defense

eBook - 2012
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Until yesterday, no society had seen marriage as anything other than a conjugal partnership: a male-female union. What Is Marriage? identifies and defends the reasons for this historic consensus and shows why redefining civil marriage is unnecessary, unreasonable, and contrary to the common good. Originally published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, this book's core argument quickly became the year's most widely read essay on the most prominent scholarly network in the social sciences. Since then, it has been cited and debated by scholars and activists.
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, 2012
ISBN: 9781594036231
1594036233
1594036225
9781594036224
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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danengland
Feb 12, 2015

This book provides a solid definition of marriage and why true marriage is only between a man and a woman. If only people would take the time to actually consider the implications of changing the definition of marriage to include members of the same-sex.

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J9833
Feb 18, 2013

An important book; a scholarly, difficult read. The first two chapters seem repetitive and labor to make their point. Perhaps a second time through would help. If you can get through them, it gets much better for the rest of the book. Well-reasoned arguments.

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