Wise Choices Early in Life Make Happier, Stronger Families

The starts and stops of this parallelism mark it off pretty clearly, but some of the details might be difficult for some to see. The second half (Deuteronomy 21:10-23) is a progression from what was probably a bad decision to its tragic consequences: A man captures a woman in a raid on a foreign city …

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The Heart of Every Enduring Civilization

No sane and knowledgeable person disputes the fact that the nuclear family is at the core of all civilized society. From Israel to China to Britain, every civilization that stood for more than mere decades codified the defense of marriage in their laws. When those civilizations reached their heights and began to suffer all the depredations …

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