Erwin Fahlbusch, ed., The Encyclopedia of Christianity (Grand Rapids/Cambridge/Leiden/Boston: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. and E.J. Brill), vol. 2, 285-289, 2001
6 Pages Posted: 7 Feb 2020
Date Written: 2001
A brief overview of the enduring and shifting understanding of the marital family in the Western tradition in biblical, Graeco-Roman, Roman Catholic, Protestant, and modern liberal thought and law.
Keywords: Marriage, Divorce, Family, Children, Bible, Roman Law, Medieval Canon Law, Protestant Civil Law, Common Law
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