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Marriage and Religion

An Elimination Of Marriage Act

Edward Corcoran | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion
Edward Corcoran

Although it absorbed much older secular marriage codes, marriage is a religious concept. Government should not be in the marriage business.

When Spouses Lose Faith, Sticking Together Is Hard

Religion News Service | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 02.17.2013 | Religion

SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) For years, Matt Duff was an uber-Mormon. At 17, he ran away from home and moved in with the only black Latter-day Saints famil...

What Happens When Only One Spouse Is Religious | Posted 01.17.2013 | Weddings

Maria Peyer and Mike Bixby are one of those couples who just seem made for each other. They hold hands when they sit and talk. They're happy to spend ...

What Marriage Means To Me

Emilie Townes | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Emilie Townes

We are both clear that we do not to conform to the standard text of marriage, but we want to find ways to breath new air and life into what it means to be married not only by the state, but even more so in the eyes of the Holy Spirit.

Tips For A Kinder, Gentler Marriage: Share Your Spiritual Lives

David Briggs | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
David Briggs

Marriage is taking a hit lately. The number of new marriages declined 5 percent from 2009 to 2010. But those people questioning whether the institution can still work for them may want to have a little faith.