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“Birth, conception and death”

Fourth in a series.

Let’s talk about romantic love. What does it have in common with birth, conception and death?[1]

Not much, at least not at first…

Stephanie Coontz, a historian, created a stir when her book, Marriage, A History: From Obedience To Intimacy Or How Love Conquered Marriage, came out in 2005.[2] Love has indeed conquered marriage —…



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Pierre Whalon

Pierre Whalon

Bishop in charge, Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, 2001–2019. French-American. Musician, composer, author, happily married.