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Les Églises américaines et les nouvelles formes de mariages

Abstract : In the United States, a clergyperson can perform a civil marriage as an « agent of the state ». Therefore changes in the marriage law (for example the liberalization of divorce) lead to changes in the religious sphere. This article focuses first on the relationships between churches and states about the marriage performance and then on two recents inventions : the creation of « covenant marriages » in three Southern states and the creation of « civil unions » for gay and lesbian couples in Vermont.
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Submitted on : Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 1:59:45 PM
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Baptiste Coulmont. Les Églises américaines et les nouvelles formes de mariages. Matériaux pour l'histoire de notre temps, La contemporaine, 2004, Religion, société et politique aux États-Unis, 75, pp.5-16. ⟨10.3406/mat.2004.989⟩. ⟨halshs-00004842⟩

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