Love, Sex and Marriage Paperback

Insights from Judaism, Christianity and Islam

by Dan Cohn-Sherbok; Dawoud Sudqi El Alami; George Chryssidis;

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Love, Sex and Marriage

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In all three Abrahamic faiths, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, marriage is part of God's plan for humanity, as illustrated in the Hebrew Scriptures, the New Testament, and the Koran as well as the religious literature of these three traditions. It is viewed as a sacred bond as well as a means to personal fulfilment. It is more than a legal contract, rather an institution with cosmic significance, legitimized through divine authority. In Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the purpose of marriage is to build a home, create a family and thereby perpetuate society. Yet, despite the similarity of perception in the great monotheistic faiths, there are important differences. In this book three scholars outline sex law, betrothal and marriage, family life and the understanding of divorce in these traditions and discuss the differences between them in a student-friendly and accessible way.

Love, Sex and Marriage by Dan Cohn-Sherbok; Dawoud Sudqi El Alami; George Chryssidis was published by SCM Press in September 2013. The ISBN for Love, Sex and Marriage is 9780334044055.

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Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSCM Press (September 2013)
Number of Pages192
Thickness15 mm
Height216 mm
Width135 mm
Product Code4065815
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