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Overview A thoughtful and highly enjoyable collection of essays exploring the historical development of Christian marriage from a Catholic perspective. This new volume includes Francis Martin: "Marriage in the Biblical Period: The Old Testament and Intertestamental Period" and "Marriage in the Biblical Period: The New Testament;" Glenn Olsen: "The Good of Marriage in the Age of Augustine" and "Marriage in the Barbarian Kingdom and the Christian Court (Fifth through Eleventh Centuries);" Teresa Pierre: "Marriage Body and Sacrament in the Age of Hugh of St. Victor (Twelfth through Fifteenth Centuries);" Robert V. Young: "Marriage and The Reformation;" James Hitchcock: "The Emergence of the Modern Family;" and John Haas: "Marriage in the Twentieth Century."
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Olsen is professor of medieval history at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. He is widely published in ancient and medieval intellectual and ecclesiastical history, as well as in modern philosophy, theology, and political thought.
Glenn W. Olsen currently resides in Salt Lake City, in the state of Utah. Glenn W. Olsen was born in 1938.
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A superbly presented compendium of eight insightful essays Apr 29, 2001
Christian Marriage: A Historical Study is a superbly presented compendium of eight insightful essays exploring and surveying the historical development of marriage within the context of the Christian community and gospel. The essays include: Marriage in the Old Testament and Intertestamental Periods; Marriage in the New Testament Period; Progeny, Faithfulness, Sacred Bond: Marriage in he Age of Augustine; Marriage in Barbarian Kingdom and Christian Court; Fifth through Eleventh Centuries; Marriage, Body, and Sacrament in the Age of Hugh of St. Victor; The Reformations of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries; The Emergence of the Modern Family; The Contemporary World. A highly recommended contribution to Christian Studies reference collections and reading lists, Christian Marriage is further enhanced for the reader with an "Index of Selected Scriptural Texts" and a General Index.