Co-Creating Adoption Law: A Lutheran Perspective
Dialog: A Journal of Theology, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 266-275 (2012)
20 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2013
Date Written: 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.
Keywords: adoption law, Roman adoption, heirship, orders of creation, interracial adoption, open adoptions
JEL Classification: K00, K3, J12
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