With many countries on the verge of redefining a basic social institution,  What Is Marriage?  issues an urgent call for full deliberation of what is at stake. The authors make a compelling secular case for marriage as a partnership between a man and a woman, whose special status is based on society's interest in the nurture and education of children.

With many countries on the verge of redefining a basic social institution,  What Is Marriage?  issues an urgent call for full deliberation of what is at stake. The authors make a compelling secular case for marriage as a partnership between a man and a woman, whose special status is based on society's interest in the nurture and education of children.