State of Formation – What’s the Big Deal About Interfaith Marriage?

…At Boston University I focus my doctoral research particularly on interreligious couples and friendships. I ask questions like: How do theological constructs and beliefs affect religious behavior and everyday expressions of faith? How does a family commitment affect conflict resolution, spiritual practice and religious choices? What are the determinants of interfaith family cohesion? How has America’s history of intolerance toward mixed-race and non-traditional unions contributed to current trends in these relationships? Are there trends in mixed families that can be useful for large-scale contexts of religious and socio-cultural conflict?…

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