History of Marriage and the Bible

Marriage & Family Bibliography

June 2, 2009
Jay Emerson Johnson

A wide range of books and other resources on marriage and family, both scholarly and for
general audiences, have been produced over the last ten years. The following is a short list

Articles of Faith: Biblical Values for American Families

May 1, 2007
Jay Johnson

May 17 marks the first anniversary of Massachusetts offering equal marriage benefits to same-sex couples. For those of us who believe in those rights, and the more than 5,000 same-sex couples that have been married, it is a moment for reflection and celebration. Our joy, however, is mixed with a sense of loss, because 14 states have since passed measures banning legal recognition of same-sex relationships.

The Bible and Same-Gender Marriage

December 4, 2004
Mary A. Tolbert

"Entreat me not to leave you or to return from following you; wherever you go I will go, and wherever you lodge I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God my God; where you die I will die, and there will I be buried. May the Lord do so to me and more also if even death parts me from you."(Ruth 1:16-17)