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Author:
John Witte Jr.
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978-0664255435
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0664255434
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Westminster John Knox Press; 1. Ed edition (December 1, 1997)
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John Witte, Jr. is a Canadian-American academic. Sharing the Book: Religious Perspectives on the Rights and Wrongs of Proselytism (with Richard C. Martin) (Orbis Books, 1999).

From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religion and Law in the Western Tradition, 2nd ed. (Westminster John Knox Press, 2012).

In From Sacrament to Contract, John Witte Jr. offers a study of five conflicting models of marriage-Catholic. It is rare for a just-published book to be immediately considered a potential classic in Christian theology and ethics. John Witte, J. s From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religion, and Law in the Western Tradition. will re-establish marriage and family as being central in mainstream Protestant Christian social thought, theology, and ethics, thereby correcting at least several decades of relative neglect.

From Sacrament to Contract book. The Family, Culture, and Religion series offers informed and respo In "From Sacrament to Contract," John Witte Jr. offers a study of five conflicting models of marriage-Catholic, Lutheran, Calvinist, Anglican, and Enlightenment-and their social and political impact over the last thousand years. In so doing, Witte shows how we arrived at the notion of marriage as contract.

Witte writes, Marriage required the coercive power of the state to preserve its .

Witte writes, Marriage required the coercive power of the state to preserve its integrity. But it also required the spiritual counsel of the church to demonstrate its necessity. All in all, the book makes fascinating reading, and should be studied by those who want to discover more about the present configurations of marriage among Christians of all denominations.

Family Transformed: Religion, Values, and Family Life in Interdisciplinary Perspective (ed. with S. M. Tipton). From sacrament to contract : marriage, religion, and law in the Western tradition, John Witte, Jr. -2nd ed. p. cm. God’s Joust, God’s Justice: Law and Religion in the Western Tradition. Human Rights in Judaism: Cultural, Religious, and Political Perspectives (ed. with M. J. Broyde). Law and Protestantism: The Legal Teachings of the Lutheran Reformation. Modern Christian Teachings on Law, Politics, and Human Nature, 3 vols. ed. with F. S. Alexander). In "From Sacrament to Contract," John Witte Jr. The Family, Culture, and Religion series offers informed and In "From Sacrament to Contract," John Witte Jr.

By John Witte J. From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religion, and Law in the Western Tradition. Westminster John Knox, 315 p. We are individualists when it comes to marriage. life: "The past is not dead and gone; it isn't even past.

From Sacrament to Contract. Witte has published 200 articles, 13 journal symposia and 26 books. 1959-08-14)August 14, 1959 St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. John Witte Jr. is Robitscher Professor of Law, Alonzo L. McDonald Family Foundation Distinguished Professor, and Director of the.

The Family, Culture, and . is Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law, Alonzo L. McDonald Distinguished Professor, and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Family, Culture, and Religion series offers informed and responsible analyses of the state of the American family from a religious perspective and provides practical assistance for the family's revitalization. From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religion, and Law in the Western Tradition Family, religion, and culture.

Sharia in the West? with John Witte, Jr. ✪ John Witte, Jr. on Human Rights Norms & Cultures.

Not to be confused with John Witte. 1959-08-14)August 14, 1959. Sharia in the West? with John Witte, Jr. From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religion and Law in the Western Tradition, 2nd ed. Christianity and Human Rights: An Introduction (with Frank Alexander) (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

In From Sacrament to Contract, John Witte Jr. offers a study of five conflicting models of marriage--Catholic, Lutheran, Calvinist, Anglican, and Enlightenment--and their social and political impact over the last thousand years. In so doing, Witte shows how we arrived at the notion of marriage as contract.

The Family, Culture, and Religion series offers informed and responsible analyses of the state of the American family from a religious perspective and provides practical assistance for the family's revitalization.