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  • Author, Miranda Parker

    in Books

    Author of The Evangeline Hunter Bounty Series, Miranda Parker, discusses her novel, "A Good Excuse to Be Bad".

  • 02:01

    Marriage and Family—The Ideals (Part 1)

    in Religion

    Material necessity founded marriage, sex hunger embellished it, religion sanctioned and exalted it, the state demanded and regulated it, while in later times evolving love is beginning to justify and glorify marriage as the ancestor and creator of civilization’s most useful and sublime institution, the home.  And home building should be the center and essence of all educational effort.


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    Marriage and Family—The Institutions (Part 4)

    in Religion

    In the early evolution of the marital mores, marriage was a loose union which could be terminated at will; among primitive peoples only about one half the marriages proved satisfactory.  The ideals of marriage have made great progress in recent times, but young men and women should be taught something of the realities of marriage before they are plunged into the demands of family life.


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    Marriage and Family—The Institutions (Part 3)

    in Religion

    In the early history of marriage, various forms of communal associations evolved as men and women took the first steps toward living pairwise.  From the herd, to one-man-at-a-time, to group marriage, to polygamy, marriage progressed toward monogamy.  True monogamy is the yardstick which measures the advance of social civilization and forever will be the idealistic goal of human sex evolution.


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  • 02:13

    Relationships Plan Love Sex Marriage Money Family

    in Christianity

    A successful Relationships calls for planning a head. Marriage many plan a Wedding and Honeymoon after they decide they are in love and must spend the rest of their lives together. All of this includes money, children, and most importantly finances. Going to a good marriage counselor is the main key to planninga wedding. In counseling you are going to learn things and get reminded of the main keys to marriage. Keys that will keep the marriage alive and going until death do one or the aother apart.  Love is a starting key but before you find Mr or Mrs Right you take time to plan because it is one of the things you hope for in life. You want a wedding anniversary and you want to reach the golden years together.

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    Marriage and Family—The Institutions (Part 2)

    in Religion

    The ancients mistrusted love and promises, so a marriage was secured by a deposit—the purchase price of the wife.  But eventually, to avoid the appearance of selling their daughters, fathers offset this price with presents—the bride’s dowry.  Primitive man also turned to priests and magic for insurance protection against marriage failure, and this movement culminated directly in modern church weddings.


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  • 02:01

    Marriage and Family—The Institutions (Part 1)

    in Religion

    Marriage has progressed through many variations, from loose and promiscuous matings, toward ever higher standards, culminating in the union of one man and one woman to establish a home of the highest social order.  The family, which grows out of marriage, is itself a stabilizer of the marriage institution; but the real influence which safeguards marriage and family is the fact that men and women positively will not live without each other.


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    Marriage and Family—The Origins (Part 3)

    in Religion

    Primitive marriage was an investment, an economic speculation; it was more a matter of business than an affair of flirtation.  Woman started out as the property of her father, who transferred his title to her husband.  The chastity taboo had its origin as a phase of the property mores, and virgins later became valuable commercial assets to their fathers.


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    Marriage and Family—The Origins (Part 2)

    in Religion

    In primitive times marriage was the price of social standing; the possession of a wife was a badge of distinction.  Marriage has always been closely linked with both property and religion.  Property has been the stabilizer of marriage; religion, the moralizer.  Those races which exalted and practiced marriage naturally evolved to higher levels and survived in increased numbers.


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    Family, Love, & Marriage

    in Lifestyle

    Talking qabout marriage,love & family.

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    Marriage and Family—The Origins (Part 1)

    in Religion

    Marriage has given mankind the home, and the home is the crowning glory of the whole long and arduous evolutionary struggle.  While religious, social, and educational institutions are all essential to the survival of cultural civilization, the family is the master civilizer.  Today the human races possess a rich social and cultural heritage, and it should be wisely and effectively passed on to succeeding generations.  The family as an educational institution must be maintained.


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