Item description for Beginning Your Marriage by John L. Thomas & Joan McGuinness Wagner...
Overview The best resource available for marriage preparation just got better. Written in a breezy, accessible, insightful style, Beginning Your Marriage is presently used by Catholic dioceses and parishes throughout the world as the basic resource for marriage preparation.
Publishers Description The classic Catholic marriage manual used by over 3 million engaged and newly married couples has been updated and revised for the twenty-first century. Written in a breezy, accessible style, Beginning Your Marriage is used by dioceses and parishes throughout the world as a basic text for marriage preparation. It offers a comprehensive, insightful presentation from a Catholic perspective on the issues central to the institution and sacrament of marriage. Topics include love, fidelity, relationship, communication, sexuality, parenting, finances, religion, spirituality and commitment. The new Ninth Edition of this classic marriage preparation and enrichment resource pays special attention to contemporary social and religious concerns, including cohabitation before marriage, family of origin and interfaith marriage. Blended families, infertility, two-income households and interethnic marriages are also considered. Engaged couples, students in family life courses and newly married couples have all used this book to deepen their understanding of marriage and the richness of life that is possible for a husband and wife.
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Studio: ACTA Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.54" Width: 5.57" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date May 15, 2002
Publisher ACTA Publications
ISBN 0915388243 ISBN13 9780915388240
Availability 11 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 24, 2017 02:12.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Beginning Your Marriage?
Good advice from a book Mar 9, 2006
I read this one cover to cover in record time. It had some excellent points to discuss before marriage that may help to avoid serious problems later. The author is objective, open minded, and knowledgeable. After reading this, you might find the person with the solution to your problem is in the mirror.
Building the Foundation for a Successful Marriage Dec 26, 2000
My friend who was wed in Las Vegas after a two-week whirlwind courtship recommended this book to me before I was married. Needless to say her marriage did not last, but she knew this book could help my future husband and I discuss the things that she and her husband did not. Make sure you get your partner to read at least parts of the book if not the whole thing so they have a better understand how serious the discussion needs to be, because their perspective is really critical.
This book isn't just for Catholics. It applies to all faiths and even has a chapter on interfaith marriages and the discourse that need to take place to help buffer some of the obstacles to come.
This book reads very quickly and is filled with insight. It is a must for any couple to be married, especially if you do not plan on any other marriage preparation.
Great Book - It really prepares you Feb 2, 2000
This book gets you ready for marriage and helps your marriage. I'd recommend this book for anyone getting ready to marry or is married.