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Covenanted Happiness: Love and Commitment in Marriage

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The "laws of happiness" as they're found in Christian marriage and family life

This book demonstrates that marriage, contrary to the caricature of a permissive materialistic outlook, actually deepens, matures, and makes permanent your personal happiness. Cormac Burke candidly and charitably discusses sexual identity in marriage and family life, "family planning," divorce,

Paperback, 239 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Scepter Pubs
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Nov 23, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This book is awesome! Hard core, straight talk on love & marrige. One of the best spiritual books I've read this year.
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Jul 13, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Wow...why did it take 29 years to come across a book like this? A brilliant and incisive look at love, marriage, fertility, children--all those timeless goods that everyone seems hell-bent on redefining or denigrating.
Aug 25, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
LOVE this book! SUCH refreshing ideas about marriage, children, and contraception.
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Included in the "Spiritual Reading" section of Fr. John McCloskey's 100-book Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan.
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Msgr. Cormac Burke was born in Ireland and is a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei. He has a half century of pastoral work in Ireland, the U.S., Spain, and Kenya, where he presently teaches at Strathmore University in Nairobi. He is the author of numerous books and many articles. His most recent book, also published, by Scepter, is Man and Values.
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