From sacrament to contract : marriage, religion, and law in the Western tradition / John Witte, Jr.
By: Witte, John.Material type: BookPublisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, c2012Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiv, 393 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780664234324 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Marriage law -- Religious aspects | Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Marriage (Canon law)DDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-359) and indexes.
Classical foundations of Western marriage -- Biblical foundations of Western marriage -- Patristic foundations of Western marriage -- Marriage as sacrament in the Medieval Catholic tradition -- Marriage as social estate in the Lutheran reformation -- Marriage as covenant in the Calvinist tradition -- Marriage as commonwealth in the Anglican tradition -- Marriage as contract in the Enlightenment tradition.