Marriage
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Taiwanese court moves to redefine marriage

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/24/17, 10:04 am

Taiwan’s Constitutional Court today became the first in Asia to rule in favor of same-sex marriage. Two of the court’s 15 justices dissented, while one other judge recused himself from the case. The court gave the Taiwanese government two years to implement the ruling. It said the current civil code, which defines marriage as only between a man and woman, is in violation of Taiwan’s constitution. The island’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party in December passed the first draft of the bill to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Why get married?

Voices | A conflict between convenience and covenant
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/18/17, 01:00 am

Seventh in a once-a-quarter series of short short fiction …

On their first day as Yale students, David and Aisha happened to stand next to each other in front of the Nathan Hale statue. She wore a hijab. He wore Bermuda shorts. They both read Nathan Hale’s reaction to the British army’s death sentence: “I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.” David stared at Aisha and wisecracked, “My only regret is that I’ll have but one wife to gain for my comfort.” Aisha stalked away.

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Millennial mission

Q&A | A call to young adults, with advice for their parents
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/19/17, 08:27 pm

Trevin Wax is a book publisher (LifeWay Christian Resources), a Gospel Coalition blogger, and the author of a book published in March, This Is Our Time: Everyday Myths in Light of the Gospel. Here are edited excerpts of an interview in front of students at Patrick Henry College.

Why is this the time for This Is Our Time?

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