Marriage: An Orthodox Perspective
This study on Christian marriage is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to understand the Orthodox perspective on marriage. The author examines marriage in the Church from the contexts of Judaism and the New Testament, the early church and Roman law, sacramental life, and contemporary society. Specific issues discussed include: second marriages, "mixed" marriages, divorce, abortion, family planning and responsible parenthood, married clergy, celibacy, and the monastic life. Includes text of the Orthodox marriage service.
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Review: Marriage: An Orthodox PerspectiveUser Review - Lisa Wuertz - Goodreads
If you want to know the history and theology of marriage in the Church, this is your book. If you are looking for something a little more practical to read as a couple and work on some things, this is not your book. Read full review
Review: Marriage: An Orthodox PerspectiveUser Review - Meredith - Goodreads
Meyendorff provides a very solid history of marriage in Early Christian and description of the institution in contemporary Orthodox Christianity. Canon Law and historical context are the focus of this ... Read full review