Marriage in Islam, Christianity, and Judaism

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Assistant Professor at Al-Zahra(S) University

2 PhD Candidate in Women Studies, University of Religions and Denominations

Abstract

Marriage holds a special position in different cultures and religions. Despite differences in the limits and conditions of marriage, religions have many similarities in regard to the issue of marriage. This research paper is a comparative study of marriage in Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. The findings reveal that all three traditions recognize marriage to have a sacred nature, and they all stress that all sexual needs must be satisfied through marriage. Islam and Judaism encourage marriage, while Christianity has some differences in this respect.

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