Research Paper On Marriage
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In Favor of Same-Sex Marriage - With Qualifications
A 6 page paper examining same-sex marriage. The question of same-sex marriage calls to question all manner of complications that can arise from the marriage of individuals of the same sex. The recommendation is that same-sex marriage be allowed, but that same-sex couples' right to marry not eclipse the right of Christian organizations to determine their own course and how they choose to operate. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
A 6 page research paper that discusses public policy on same-sex marriage, which is a divisive public policy issue that continues to divide the nation, as there is no clear consensus on what either federal or state public policy on this issue should be. The following discussion of same-sex marriage draws on current sources in order to ascertain what the state of current public policy on gay and lesbian marriage in regards to courses of action, identification of the major actors and how this relates to "winners" and "losers." Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Christian Theology, Family, and Marriage
A 6 page paper that discusses the crisis in marriages and families today and the evolution of the theology of marriage and family. Prior to the 1930s, the official position of the Catholic Church was that the purpose of marriage was procreation. That doctrine and theology have changed dramatically over the years and especially since the Second Vatican. Citing authors such as Lawler and Cahill, this essay discusses the evolution of marriage from an institution to a union. The essay also comments on the fact that marriage is a sacrament in the Catholic Church. Bibliography lists 5 sources.