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What Sacramental Marriage Isn’t: Simcha Fisher

yeah: ...I am glad that Smith understands so well that the grace of marriage is something that must be actively pursued, consciously acted upon. And I hope that her confidence in her husband is rewarded with unbroken faithfulness and love, and that she will not be shattered when she discovers that he does have flaws. I hope that people read her piece and realize that it makes sense to look hard for a spouse who is trustworthy.But I hope to God she is never involved in any kind of marriage … [Read more...]

“I’m Gay, But I’m Not Switching to a Church That Supports Gay Marriage”: me at the Atlantic

here you go... When I became Catholic in 1998, as a college sophomore, I didn't know any other gay Christians. I'd been raised in a kind of pointillist Reform Judaism, almost entirely protected from homophobia; when I realized I was gay it was, if anything, a relief. I thought I finally had an explanation for the persistent sense of difference I'd felt since early childhood. This sheltered upbringing may help explain my sunny undergraduate confidence that even though I knew of literally nobody … [Read more...]

“Of Woe That Is in Marriage”

was my original and IMO more accurate title for this article, on the dearth of good books about painful marriages. … [Read more...]

“The Arts & Faith Top 25 Marriage Films”

for Valentine's Day. My review of The Face of Another btw. … [Read more...]

What’s the best novel about marriage you’ve ever read?

My email is that little flying envelope thingy to your right. Thank you! … [Read more...]

“Last Comes Marriage”

I start a series for Acculturated, by reviewing Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage. There's much more in the book than I had a chance to cover in this piece, but I hope it will inspire more people to read it. Also, this piece obviously picks up some of the themes of my "hedonist, disciple or bourgeois?" post, so if you're following that discussion you might check it out. … [Read more...]

“Marriage at the Movies”

I ask a question at AmCon, and Noah Millman gives some answers. … [Read more...]


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