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Marriage and Sacrament

A Theology of Christian Marriage

Michael G. Lawler

Marriage and Sacrament
Marriage and Sacrament

ISBN: 9780814650516, 5051

Details: 122 pgs, 6 x 9
Publication Date: 10/01/1993

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At a time in human history when women and men are more concerned about interpersonal relationships and when there is an extensive questioning of the specific relationship between a woman and a man in marriage, Marriage and Sacrament offers an understanding of how to live out the Christ-meaning and Church-meaning of that relationship so that, by living maritally and sacramentally, couples can reveal to the world and to the Church the deeper meaning of all human love.

The book examines the relationship among love, marriage, and sacrament; it examines the meanings of the sacrament of marriage, its biblical basis, its history and what happens when it comes to an end; it examines sexual love, indissoluble love, fruitful love, and ecumenical love in relationship to both marriage and sacrament.

Marriage and Sacrament is an indispensable resource for pastoral ministers and ministry students as well as all who contemplate or are now partners in marriage.


This is a very fine, readable resource.
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