From the Jan/Feb, 2012 issue of Touchstone
marriage Marriage or Friendship by Gregory J. Mansour + Robert P. George

Marriage or Friendship?

Gregory J. Mansour & Robert P. George on Defending Marriage & Not Confusing It with Other Things

No one should be against true friendship, whether friends are of the same sex or opposite sexes. Friendships are good, and they can be very deep and fulfilling. The ideal of friendship as a union of hearts and minds in which each one loves the other’s good as his or her own is beautifully exemplified in the friendship of David and Jonathan: “The soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul” (1 Sam. . . .


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