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What is marriage? : man and woman : a defense
Sherif Girgis and Ryan T. Anderson and Robert P. Geirge
Adult Nonfiction HQ1001 .G57 2012

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ContentsPage
A Note on Authorshipp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
From Epithalamion, by Edmund Spenserp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Two Views of Marriagep. 1
Why This Book Nowp. 4
What We Will Showp. 6
What Our Argument Is Notp. 10
1 - Challenges to Revisionistsp. 13
The State Has an Interest in Regulating Some Relationships?p. 15
Only If They Are Sexual?p. 16
Only If They Are Monogamous?p. 18
2 - Comprehensive Unionp. 23
Comprehensive Unifying Acts: Mind and Bodyp. 24
Comprehensive Unifying Goods: Procreation and Domestic Lifep. 28
Comprehensive Commitment: A Rational Basis for Norms of Permanence and Exclusivityp. 32
3 - The State and Marriagep. 37
Why Civil Marriage?p. 38
Is Marriage Endlessly Malleable?p. 46
4 - What's the Harm?p. 53
Weakening Marriage: Making It Harder to Realizep. 54
Weakening Marriage and Expanding Government: Eroding Marital Normsp. 56
Making Mother or Father Superfluousp. 58
Threatening Moral and Religious Freedomp. 62
Undermining Friendshipp. 65
The "Conservative" Objectionp. 66
5 - Justice and Equalityp. 73
The Case of Infertilityp. 73
The Injustice of Bans on Interracial Marriagep. 77
6 - A Cruel Bargain?p. 83
Practical Needsp. 84
Dignitary Harmp. 85
Personal Fulfillment, Public Recognitionp. 88
7 - Conclusionp. 95
Appendix: Further Reflections on Bodily Unionp. 99
Notesp. 111
Indexp. 129


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