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Questioning Coontz's History: Michael Fragoso on the History of Marriage

December 7th, 2007 | 1 min read

By Matthew Lee Anderson

When Stephanie Coontz argued that marriage has historically been a private decision, I questioned her historical argument.

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Matthew Lee Anderson

Matthew Lee Anderson is an Associate Professor of Ethics and Theology in Baylor University's Honors College. He has a D.Phil. in Christian Ethics from Oxford University, and is a Perpetual Member of Biola University's Torrey Honors College. In 2005, he founded Mere Orthodoxy.