Some articles on marriage, contract marriage:
... regard to the needs of the divorced woman, the standard of life enjoyed by her during her marriage ... in many cases in India is not actually given to the wife at marriage, in violation of the intention of the Quran ... Union of India, AIR 1995 SC 153, In each case, the first marriage had been solemnized under the Hindu Marriage Act of 1954 ...
... In practice, ordination was not an impediment to marriage therefore some priests did marry even after ordination” “The tenth century is claimed ... which aimed at eliminating what it called "Nicolaitism", that is clerical marriage, which in spite of being theoretically excluded was in fact practised, and concubinage ... subdeacons, and monks to have concubines or to contract marriage ...
Famous quotes containing the words marriage and/or contract:
“Worst, when this sensualism intrudes into the education of young women, and withers the hope and affection of human nature, by teaching that marriage signifies nothing but a housewifes thrift, and that womans life has no other aim.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“A good businessman never makes a contract unless hes sure he can carry it through, yet every fool on earth is perfectly willing to sign a marriage contract without considering whether he can live up to it or not.”
—Dalton Trumbo (19051976)