Sixty-Three Passionless Years

(by Kyle) Why do people get married? Usually because they’re in love, right? Even today, with high rates of divorce and cohabitation, men and women in love have some internal pull that draws them to the altar. In lovedness is … Continue reading →

Deeper Than Desire

(by Stephen) We have been looking at the confusion inherent in the notion that marriage = love + commitment. Let’s examine it further by exploring the following: what human flourishing looks like, how sex is a part of human flourishing. … Continue reading →

Promises of Marriage and the Self

(by Stephen) If marriage is nothing more than love + commitment, it is inexplicable how our laws about marriage—and most importantly, our public ceremonies of marriage—ever came to pass. The expectation that marriage is sexually exclusive and faithful, not to … Continue reading →

The Point is Holiness

(by Peggy) This past Thanksgiving marked a significant milestone in my life. I have been out my same-sex relationship for 11 years, which is longer than I had been in it. If I were to tell you that the last … Continue reading →

“Would You Disown Him?”

(by Bill) During a recent Republican debate, New Hampshire father JP Marzullo mentioned that he has a gay son. Mr. Marzullo called on fellow Republicans to consider one question when deciding whether to overturn New Hampshire’s marriage equality law: “If … Continue reading →