On the Good of Marriage
On the Good of Marriage
St. Augustine

Rev. C. L. Cornish, M.A.
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On the Good of Marriage

Introduction

Section 1. Forasmuch as each man is a part of the human race…

Section 3. This we now say, that, according to this condition of being born and dying…

Section 4. There is this further, that in that very debt which married persons pay one…

Section 6. Further, in the very case of the more immoderate requirement of the due of…

Section 7. But I marvel, if, as it is allowed to put away a wife who…

Section 8. "Honorable," therefore, "is marriage in all, and the bed undefiled.…

Section 9. Truly we must consider, that God gives us some goods…

Section 11. And yet not to these themselves is marriage a sin…

Section 12. For, whereas that natural use, when it pass beyond the compact of marriage…

Section 14. And not without just cause a doubt is raised…

Section 15. For what Christian men of our time being free from the marriage bond…

Section 16. Therefore if haply, which whether it can take place…

Section 18. For what food is unto the conservation of the man…

Section 19. Therefore as many women as there are now…

Section 22. If, therefore, even they who are united in marriage only for the purpose of…

Section 23. Nor, in that the Law orders a man to be purified even after intercourse…

Section 24. Marriage, I say, is a good, and may be…

Section 26. But, in order that it may be more clearly understood…

Section 27. Therefore at that time, when the Law also…

Section 28. Therefore, if we compare the things themselves, we may no way doubt that the…

Section 32. Therefore the good of marriage throughout all nations and all men stands in the…

Section 33. And, the case being thus, enough and more than enough answer has been made…




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