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What Is Marriage?: Man and Woman: A Defense

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  • Posted January 29, 2013

    God ordained marriage between one man and one woman.He gave man

    God ordained marriage between one man and one woman.He gave man a penis and woman a vigina because they fit together and this makes perfect since to any normal person.They can become one and share a deep love and passion for one another.The rectum was made as a one way exit for waste and passage of gas..To use the rectum for any other means is a sin against man and God.These people are like animals in heat and lust..If God had wanted two men or two women to mate he would have allowed them to have a baby together.God's way is the only right way and all other is sin and of Satan.They know this is the truth.

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2013

    A very informative book! I thought that the only people who opp

    A very informative book!

    I thought that the only people who opposed gay marriage were people who thought that homosexuality was wrong. However, What is Marriage does not argues in defense of traditional marriage, not about homosexuality. This is book is filled with rational arguments and logic that support traditional marriage instead of saying that gay people are immoral, or any other nonsense.

    Thanks to this book, I now support traditional marriage.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2013

    An incredibly informative book that contains rational and logica

    An incredibly informative book that contains rational and logical arguments in support of traditional marriage.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2013

    Very informative and filled with rational arguments and logic.

    Very informative and filled with rational arguments and logic.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2013

    If you want to be informed about the current Marriage debate, th

    If you want to be informed about the current Marriage debate, then you need to know of “What is Marriage?” by Sherif Girgis, Ryan T. Anderson, and Robert P. George.  Some consider it to be “the most formidable defense of the tradition ever written”.

    “What is Marriage?” identifies the two rival views of Marriage, the conjugal view and the revisionist view.  The conjugal view holds that Marriage is lifelong bond between a man and woman which involves the raising of a family.  On the other hand, the revisionist view holds that Marriage is an emotional bond between partners who are committed to each other.     

    The key point that distinguishes the two views is something the authors call “bodily union”.  Bodily union involves the sexual union of a man and woman’s bodies in marriage.  In sexual relations, a man and woman’s bodies unite and coordinate toward a common goal, reproduction.  Bodily union is only possible in the conjugal view, not the revisionist view.

    The book’s strength is its explanation of the logical consequences of holding the revisionist view.  If you hold the revisionist view, then you should not oppose the substantial number of activists pushing for Marriage between more than two people known as multi-partner sexual relationships, polyamorous relationships, and marriage units.

    The book’s potential weakness is its high level; it includes some rather close philosophical reasoning in a number of places.  So, the book is not an easy read, full of stories and anecdotes; although it is full of examples.  Despite this, I recommend it for those who want to deepen their understanding of the current Marriage debate.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2013

    ridiculous

    ridiculous

    1 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2013

    A friend gave me this book and admittedly I didn't finish it, th

    A friend gave me this book and admittedly I didn't finish it, their ENTIRE premise that marriage has always been a conjugal man/woman relationship is simply a lie.  It ignores the many, many society throughout the world and throughout history that have defined marriage otherwise.  Even the Bible itself  tells stories about societies that have defined marriage otherwise.  It is the very definition of a backwards argument, they picked a conclusion and then data-mined evidence to support it.  I gave up on about chapter 3. 

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    Posted April 10, 2013

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