Marriage: Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers

August 27, 2009

 

 

Ponder the truth of Christian marriage: man and wife are one flesh! Does it not follow that they must share all their possessions? And yet you two haggle over this property! And why? Because of words! St. Macarius of Optina (+1860)  — click the text for more quotations from Orthodox Christian authors and the Holy Fathers …

 

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2 Responses to “Marriage: Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers”

  1. George Carty said

    I thought that “haggling over property” would only be a serious issue in the event of divorce. Does Orthodox Christianity (like Roman Catholicism) forbid divorce?

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