I listened to a Christoper West audio recordings where he explains the theology of the body of JP2 writings. He keeps on saying how important it is to be open to new life within the marital act(sex). ...
Exodus 20:5 (NASB) says, You shall not worship [idols] or serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth ...
Currently the Pope is hosting an interfaith conference in the Vatican about the sanctity of marriage. I have been listening somewhat to the different speakers. One in particular, Rev. Dr. Richard D. ...
According to Matthew 22:30, people in heaven do not marry. What do the family relationships look like there? Will our relations to parents, kids, wives and husbands disappear? The Catholic position ...
As I understand LDS teaching, a couple may have an eternal family with the children they produce here on earth. However, that couple may also attain godhood and then produce spiritual children for ...
Does LDS teaching hold to a multi-universe theory or an infinite universe theory in order to account for the doctrine of eternal progression?
I recently read about the doctrine of eternal families in the LDS Church. As I understand it, the LDS church teaches that men on this planet have the potential to become gods themselves, who then ...
I understand the LDS Church teaches the concept of an eternal family. I guess the husband and wife have to have been sealed for eternity in a Temple marriage, and, therefore, have to hold Temple ...
The Second Vatican Council wrote in Lumen gentium 11 (English, Latin): The family is, so to speak, the domestic church. In it parents should, by their word and example, be the first preachers of ...
In Roman Catholicism the clergy is predominantly celibate and hence there is no pressure of sustaining a family. What exactly is the system in a Protestant clergy? Are they employed in a gainful ...
We know that Peter was married because Christ healed his mother-in-law. Do we know if he had children? Do we know whether any of the other apostles were married and if they had children?
Why does the LDS church (Mormon) put so much more emphasis on the family than most other denominations do?
Why do Mormons put so much more emphasis on the family than most other denominations do? What about their doctrine causes this? Or is it more because of culture/tradition?