Why Marriage is Controversial

I first posted this on my old blog, a couple of years ago. I’m reviving it for this week’s Summer Symposium on the Family, in preparation for the Bishop’s Synod on the Family this October.

The following chart shows why discussing marriage with others who do not share your presuppositions is fraught with peril.

Thoughts about Marriage

I suspect that most people’s notions of marriage form a subset of the items on the chart. Trouble is, for two different people the overlap can exclude what one or the other finds to be most important.

I won’t belabor the point.

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