An essay by Christopher Lasch, "Divorce and the Family in America," in which the author addresses some of the concerns of an increasing divorce rate and the breakdown of morality in contemporary culture and compares it to similar thoughts occurring in Victorian times with the progression of marriage and divorce.
Sponsors projects at the Emory University School of Law in Atlanta that explore the influence of religious traditions on law, politics, society, and culture. Includes the project "Sex, Marriage and Family and the Religions of the Book," which summons knowledge from the Islamic, Jewish, and Christian perspectives.
Claiming a divorce rate of eight percent, the University of Judaism offers four series of classes for recently engaged couples, interfaith relationships, existing marriages, and couples with children from a previous relationship.
A transcript of a May 2002 event held by The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life in which panelists discussed federal, state, and local policy designed to strengthen marriage and religion's role in this area. The discussion addressed the Bush administration's proposal to devote up to $300 million for "programs that encourage healthy, stable marriages," a proposal that is part of its welfare reauthorization plan. Participants included Wade Horn, Theodora Ooms, Wendell Primus, Richard Cizik, Elenora Giddings-Ivory, Anthony Perkins, and Meg Riley.