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Sex, marriage, and family in world religions

Author: Don S Browning; M Christian Green; John Witte
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006.
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"Spanning thousands of years, this new collection brings together writings and teachings about sex, marriage, and family from the Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Confucian traditions. Chosen and introduced by leading scholars of each religion, the volume's selections include a wide array of traditional texts. The book also contains contemporary writings, responding to the changing mores and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don S Browning; M Christian Green; John Witte
ISBN: 023113116X 0231505191 9780231505192 9780231131162 9780231131179 0231131178
OCLC Number: 61151645
Description: xxix, 461 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Judaism / Michael S. Berger --
Christianity / Luke Timothy Johnson, Mark D. Jordan --
Islam / Azizah al-Hibri, Raja' M. El Habti --
Hinduism / Paul B. Courtright --
Buddhism / Alan Cole --
Confucianism / Patricia Buckley Ebrey.
Other Titles: Sex, marriage, & family in world religions
Responsibility: edited by Don S. Browning, M. Christian Green, John Witte, Jr.
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Contains writings and teachings about sex, marriage, and family from the Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Confucian traditions. This volume includes traditional texts, as well as  Read more...

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An excellent resource for scholars and teachers. -- Dana Fritz Cates Religious Studies Review Impressive... [and] well-edited. Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative & Emergent Religions A valuable Read more...

 
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