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Comment 11 by mr_DNA :

Historically marriage was seen as a contract and sometime in the fifteen century the church started to impose its self as the guardian of marriage as a Christian institution as notions of romance started to take hold.

I don't think that you can make claims about marriage from a historical point of view when it is not obvious for whom was it seen like you say it was seen. It's a difficult and complicated subject. Not something you can deduce from your atheism or dislike of religion.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 13:01:36 UTC | #926907