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A New Coalition Emerges to Protect Marriage

MormonsAreChristian Wrote: Jun 02, 2012 8:43 AM
Marriage reflects the natural moral and social law evidenced the world over. As the late British social anthropologist Joseph Daniel Unwin noted in his study of world civilizations, any society that devalued the nuclear family soon lost what he called "expansive energy," which might best be summarized as society's will to make things better for the next generation. In fact, no society that has loosened sexual morality outside of man-woman marriage has survived. Analyzing studies of cultures spanning several thousands of years on several continents, Chairman of Harvard University’s sociology department, Pitirim Sorokin. found that virtually all political revolutions that brought about societal collapse caused by homosexuality.
Aura Wrote: Jun 02, 2012 10:12 AM
What are some examples of this societal collapse, that Harvard claims exist?
Gabriela8 Wrote: Jun 02, 2012 8:56 AM
MormonsAreChristian, you are right. The assault on traditional marriage is an indicator variable of moral rot. The leaders (and large segment of the populace) has become spiritually "unmoored." That means "anything goes," which finally leads to "everything goes." The family unit is the brick in the edifice of state. If the bricks are undermined (by divorce, out-of-wedlock births, "gay marriage" (which is anathema), abortion, widespread pornographic addictions, etc.), a strong breeze will cause the house to collapse. In other words, as Jesus warned, one should not build one's house on sand, but on bedrock. Now we are in a period of horrible chastisement which will continue until there's widespread return to the Christian fold.

Last Wednesday and Thursday, (May 23-24, 2012), 175 Christian leaders from around the country gathered for a 24-hour marriage summit in the DC metro area. The small group represented nearly 100,000 individual churches and several denominations. The purpose of the summit was to strategize how we would respond to President Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage. The group, which included pastors, community activists and denominational leaders, decided to send out a group letter to the president and to develop a pro-biblical marriage resource that could be used around the country.

The summit culminated with a press conference in which black, Hispanic, white...