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Wing To Wing, Oar To Oar : Readings on Courting and Marrying (00 Edition)

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Despite current concerns for "family values" and the dissolution of marriages, Amy A. and Leon R. Kass see very little attention being paid to what makes for marital success. They argue there are no longer socially prescribed forms of conduct that help guide young men and women in the direction of matrimony; the very concepts of "wooing" and "courting" seem archaic. Yet they see major discontent with the present situation and detect among their students certain longings-for friendship, for wholeness, for a life that is serious and deep, and for associations that are trustworthy and lasting-longings they do not realize could be largely satisfied by marrying well.<P>Wing to Wing, Oar to Oar: Courting and Marrying is an anthology of source readings offered as a response to the contemporary cultural silence surrounding love that leads to marriage. It addresses important questions that emerge not from theory, but from practice: Why marry? Is this love? How can I find and win the right one to marry? What about sex? Why a wedding and the promises of marriage? What can married life be like? Using readings taken mainly from classic texts of Homer, Herodotus, Plato, Aquinas, Erasmus, Shakespeare, Rousseau, Austen, Tolstoy, C.S. Lewis, Miss Manners, and many others, this collection challenges our unexamined opinions, expands our sympathies, elevates our gaze, and introduces us to possibilities open to human beings in everyday life that may be undreamt of in our current philosophizing.<P>This unapologetically pro-marriage anthology is intended to help young people of marriageable age and their parents think about the meaning, purpose, and virtues of marriage and, especially, about selecting asuitable spouse.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780268019600
Editor:
Kass, Amy A.
Editor:
Kass, Leon R.
Editor:
Kass, Amy A.
Editor:
Kass, Leon R.
Author:
Kass, Amy A.
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Location:
Notre Dame, Ind. :
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Love
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Courtship
Subject:
Self-Help/Relationships
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Ethics of Everyday Life
Series Volume:
P20-522
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
636
Dimensions:
9.44x6.24x1.42 in. 2.02 lbs.

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