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Cotton on Marriage, Again

A bit later in the sermon to which I’ve referred a couple of times previously, John Cotton details what he thinks the phrase “help meet” in Genesis 2 means. I suspect that the simple act of copying and pasting this is enough to make most contemporary Christians, including not a few who classify themselves with […]

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Addendum on “The Reasons for Marriage”

Yesterday’s post on John Cotton’s wedding sermon tells us something else worth remarking on, which I did not include yesterday. If one wished to come up with a taxonomy for different ways of looking at marriage, one might call the view expressed in the Cotton excerpt the “social solidarity” view of marriage. That is, it […]