Marriage & Sacrament: A Theology of Christian Marriage  -     By: Michael G. Lawler
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Marriage & Sacrament: A Theology of Christian Marriage

Michael Glazier / 1993 / Paperback

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At a time in human history when men and women are more concerned about interpersonal relationships, and when there is an extensive questioning of the specific relationship between a man and a woman in marriage, this book offers to spouses an understanding of how to live out the Christ-meaning and Church-meaning of their relationship so that, by living maritally and sacramentally, they can reveal to the world and to the Church the deeper meaning of all human love. The Liturgical Press, 122 pages. Paperback.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Michael Glazier
Publication Date: 1993
ISBN: 0814650511
ISBN-13: 9780814650516
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At a time in human history when women and men are more concerned about interpersonal relationships and when there is an extensive questioning of the specific relationship between a woman and a man in marriage, Marriage and Sacrament offers an understanding of how to live out the Christ-meaning and Church-meaning of that relationship so that, by living martially and sacramentally, couples can reveal to the world and to the Church the deeper meaning of al human love.

The book examines the relationship among love, marriage, and sacrament; it examines the meanings of the sacrament of marriage, its biblical basis, its history and what happens when it comes to an end; it examines sexual love, indissoluble love, fruitful love, and ecumenical love in relationship to both marriage and sacrament.

Marriage and Sacrament is an indispensable resource for pastoral ministers and ministry students as well as al who contemplate or are now partners in marriage.

Author Bio

Michael G. Lawler, PhD, Amelia and Emil Graff Professor Emeritus of Catholic Theology at Creighton University, received his training in theology at Dublin, Oxford, Rome, and St. Louis. He was a member of the Theology Department at Creighton for thirty-five years and is a prolific lecturer and writer. He has published twenty-two books and some 150 scholarly essays on topics related to sacraments, marriage, and sexuality. His most recent books are co-authored with Todd Salzman: the award winning and best-selling The Sexual Person: Towards a Renewed Catholic Anthropology (Georgetown University Press, 2008); Sexual Ethics: A Theological Introduction (Georgetown University Press, 2012). Dr. Lawler and his wife Susan have three adult children and four grandchildren.

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