Co-Creating Adoption Law: A Lutheran Perspective
Marie A. Failinger
Hamline University - School of Law
Dialog: A Journal of Theology, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 266-275 (2012)
Lutheran theological insights on orders of creation, the duty of neighbor-love and the pervasiveness of sin in institutions as well as individuals can help secular governments and adoption agencies consider how to respond to controversies over interracial and intercountry adoption, parental qualifications, open adoption, and the market structure of adoption in the U.S.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 20
Keywords: adoption law, Roman adoption, heirship, orders of creation, interracial adoption, open adoptions
JEL Classification: K00, K3, J12Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 13, 2013
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