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This book gives a fascinating look at aspects of marriage and raises topical issues surrounding marriage and religion. It includes significant passages from holy texts that are read to mark a marriage and a summary chart lists the different rituals and practices of a variety of religions including Judaism, Islam, Hindu and Christian as well as secular cultures, so they can be easily compared.

Part of the Journey of Life series which looks at the rites of birth, coming of age, marriage and death, and how religions and cultures celebrate them.