This article builds upon historical work on changes in the law of marriage, divorce and the family after the Reformation, and describes how modern Lutheran theology, formed during the Reformation, evaluates modern trends in American family law. From the key Lutheran theological insight that God is creatively ordering human activity as a partner with human beings, the Lutheran tradition approaches issues such as no-fault divorce and same-sex marriage with both trust and challenge.
CU Commons Citation
Failinger, Marie A.
"Searching the Legacy of the Reformation for Lutheran Responses to Modern Family Law,"
Concordia Law Review: Vol. 4
, Article 6.
Available at: https://commons.cu-portland.edu/clr/vol4/iss1/6