For students and others interested in an economic approach to religion.
Sonia Ganju47011820I found this article to be very interesting to me personally. Before taking this class I always heard how people of the same faith and background tend to stay married much longer than those of interfaith marriage. After reading this article I can see the point that comes across of how this happens. When two individuals share a common faith, it is almost like a bond that connects the two; especially during trying times. When marriages break off due to problems, two partners can rely on their faith to help them get through this period. However, when there are two different religions it is harder for this to happen since some rituals and practices may be different. I am not saying that two different faiths cannot work in a marriage or will ultimately end up in divorce; I just believe that there is more common ground and something that can tie two partners together when they are of the same faith.
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