A Nonjudgmental Guide to Interfaith Marriage: Making Interfaith Marriage Work

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Xlibris Corporation, Apr 25, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 277 pages

Every day Americans of different faiths fall in love, decide to marry, and are suddenly faced with a bewildering array of pressures, choices and conflicts. Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben offers down-to-earth advice to help couples of all faiths find their own solutions to sensitive issues, from talking about religious differences to deciding how to raise the children. Drawing upon 25 years of counseling experience, he shares the real life stories of couples who have met the challenges of interfaith relationships.

This unique, nonjudgmental guide will help you learn how to discuss religion, talk to parents, choose a ceremony thats right for you, celebrate differences, create your own unique religious lifestyle, celebrate life as a team marriage, learn how to discuss sensitive issues in advance and discover the joy of creating a life filled with mutual fulfillment, understanding and love.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
THE INTERFAITH RELATIONSHIP
13
THE INTERFAITH WEDDING
79
THE INTERFAITH MARRIAGE
147
CHILDREN OF THE INTERFAITH MARRIAGE
199
WHEN THINGS DONT WORK OUT
243
EXPERIENCE CAN BE THE BEST TEACHER
261
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Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben has been involved in the field of education for over twenty-five years. He holds two Bachelors degrees, two Masters degrees, and a Ph.D., and is a frequent lecturer on parenting and moral education. He has contributed to a wide variety of publications and is the author of numerous books, including CHILDREN OF CHARACTER - Leading Your Children to Ethical Choices in Everyday Life (1997 Canter & Associates). His newest book is A NON-JUDGMENTAL GUIDE TO INTERFAITH RELATIONSHIPS, (Xlibris.com, 2002). He currently serves as Senior Rabbi of Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Congregation in Pacific Palisades, California.

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