Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Sacred Theology (STM)


Practical Theology

First Advisor

Harry Coiner

Scripture References in this Resource

John 15:120; 1 Corinthians 12:12-26; Romans 12:4; 5; Ephesians 5:22; 25; Colossians 3:18f; Genesis 2:18; Genesis 2:23; Genesis 2:24; Genesis 1:27; Isaiah 54:5; 6; Isaiah 62:4; 5; Jeremiah 31:31; 32; Hosea 2:19; 20; Hosea 4:1; Hosea 6:6; Leviticus 17:7; Leviticus 20:5-6; Numbers 15:39; Numbers 14:33; Jeremiah 3:1; Jeremiah 3:6-11; Malachi 2:15; Proverbs 2:17; Exodus 34:6-7; Deuteronomy 7:7-8; Deuteronomy 6:4


It is the thesis of this paper that there is a further dimension of love and faith which is operative among Christian spouses within their marriage relationship by virtue of their relationship to God in Christ Jesus that warrants the appellation “Christian marriage" in the fullest sense of the term. The term "marriage" will be understood in this paper within the context and dimension of this distinctive feature.

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