Wing To Wing, Oar To Oar: Readings on Courting and Marrying

Wing To Wing Oar To Oar Readings on Courting and Marrying 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

  • Title: Wing To Wing, Oar To Oar: Readings on Courting and Marrying
  • Author: Amy A. Kass Leon R. Kass
  • ISBN: 9780268019594
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 thDespite 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 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 It offers a higher kind of sex education, one that prepares hearts and minds for romance leading to lasting marriage and introduces us to possibilities open to human beings in everyday life that may be undreamt of in our current philosophizing 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 finding the right person with whome to make a life.

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    1 thought on “Wing To Wing, Oar To Oar: Readings on Courting and Marrying”

    1. Excellent anthology of articles, stories, wedding practices, love, vows, etc on courting and marrying. Very well done and enjoyable reading. Highly recommended.

    2. A college anthology, about love? Wing to Wing is an anthology about readings from a wide range of cultures and time periods about courtship and marriage. As for any particular philosophy on what relationships look like or individual roles, it does not have anything in particular to say, as the readings come from a wide variety of different thoughts. But there is one thing that they do have agreement, that courtship and marriage (whatever form that it takes) is something not to be taken lightly, [...]

    3. Inspires critical thinking and meaningful questions about family, realationship and the bonds of parents and child. Mother to Daughter, and Daughter to Husband so on and so forth.Up lifted lost traditions passed down from Mother to Daughter for countless generations that today are all but Extinct.A glimpse into a simpler age where respect was given to elders and rules followed. Proper etiquette was embrased for "asking" a mother for permission to court her daughter in the parlor. If she approved [...]

    4. Nothing exceptionally great or incredibly interesting about this book, but I did enjoy it generally, and I think its a decent compilation of marriage and courtship literature.

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