Chapter

<b>Marriage and Sexual Relationships</b>

Andrew R. Holmes

in The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, 1770-1840

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780199288656
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191710759 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288656.003.0009
 Marriage and Sexual Relationships

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This chapter outlines official marriage practices and attitudes, with particular reference to the established church, before examining the communal aspect of marriage and sexual relations within the context of church discipline and local community life.

Keywords: marriage; Anglicans; fornication; illegitimacy; discipline; community; customs

Chapter.  6558 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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