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The Solemnization of Christian Marriage

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The marriage rites and accompanying official legislation related to marriage defined the nature and purpose of Christian marriage for Methodists. Yet, because of Methodism's gradual abandonment of ... More


Marital Correspondence

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter surveys correspondence between spouses, emphasizing the variety and complexity of marital experience, and examining the effects on letters as a source of rising female literacy and ... More


Of ‘Keeps’ and ‘Concubines’: Rights of Cohabitees under Domestic Violence Act

Brototi Dutta

in Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Supreme Court in its decision in Velusamy v. Patchaiammal limited the scope of ‘relationship in the nature of marriage’ under the PWDVA and interpreted it as co-terminus with ‘common-law ... More


Temporary Marriage

Daniel Nolan

in After Marriage: Rethinking Marital Relationships

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190205072
eISBN:
9780190205102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205072.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Parties to a temporary marriage, in the sense discussed in this chapter, agree in advance that their marriage will only last for a fixed period of time unless renewed: that it will automatically ... More


July 2000: A Habit That Brings Scots Law Into Disrepute

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Written at a time when the concept of marriage by cohabitation with habit and repute remained part of Scots law, this chapter discusses two of the last cases on the topic. In Ackerman v Logan's ... More


Unscrambling the Images: Conflict in the Shared Household

Indira Jaising

in Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter presents the underlying idea behind this volume and serves as an introduction to domestic violence and the law in India. Tracing the history of laws addressing domestic violence both as a ... More


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