A Theology Of Marriage

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Marriage in Western culture is viewed as a loving partnership for the whole of life, intended both for the welfare of the partners and the procreation and nurture of children. Christian marriage adds to this a perspective on marriage as an image of God's covenant relationship with the church.

Western European Marriage

This first section is about the theology of marriage and asks three questions: What is marriage, what is marriage for, and how does marriage come to be? The answer to the...


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