Covenant Marriage Index

Some time ago, I got into a dispute about covenant marriage with my friend Stephen, who blogs at The Last Delta-T.  I’m defending my position in a series of posts, both because I have problems with a subset of anti-marriage rhetoric that is sometimes used by people on the left (particularly my friends!) and because I think my views on marriage are a decent intro to some of my virtue ethics beliefs generally.

 

  1. What We Talk About When We Talk About Marriage – an intro to our disagreements
  2. Covenant Marriage: What About Women? – Responding to the most common criticism of covenant marriage
  3. Covenant Marriage isn’t Suited to Christians –  I’m making the pitch for covenant marriage to atheists and other non-Christians.  For Christians, it doesn’t make much sense.
  4. What Marriage is Not – A recent NYT-featured couple typified some of the problems with the idea of marriage as a  purely legal institution
  5. Evolution is Not Destiny – A reply to critiques of marriage rooted in evolutionary psychology
  6. Exercising Self Control – Trying to do morality on my own
  7. Submitting to Others – Letting other people police your actions and character
  8. Whaddya Wanna Get Married For? – Crossposted from my gay marriage debate with Matt.

 

About Leah Libresco

Leah Anthony Libresco graduated from Yale in 2011. She works as an Editorial Assistant at The American Conservative by day, and by night writes for Patheos about theology, philosophy, and math at www.patheos.com/blogs/unequallyyoked. She was received into the Catholic Church in November 2012."


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