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Religious aspects of marriage

In virtually all religions marriage is a longterm union between a man and a woman (though note that many societies have permitted polygamous marriages) and is established with ceremonies and rituals.

The many religions of the world have views on the institution of marriage that differ in some respects and are similar in some. For detailed information please see:

Islamic views of marriage

To be written

Buddhist views of marriage

To be written

Neopagan views of marriage

See handfasting.

see also Chastity, Celibacy

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