Religion: Polygamy, Divorce, and Sexuality in the Global Anglican Communion
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Marriage rites and relations exist in all human societies. Socially, marriage is centrally responsible for organising and codifying kinship, gender, and sexual relations. It also accrues symbolic cultural and religious significance. This chapter explores the complicated shifting relationships between social and religious practices of marriage across the twentieth century, taking the Anglican Communion as its main focus.