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History reveals the long view of marriage, professor says

Linda Heidenreich
Linda Heidenreich

By Linda Heidenreich, associate professor, Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies

In June, upon returning from some much-needed time with family, I caught up with my email only to find a letter from our parish priest denouncing the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision that made same-sex marriage legal. He made two troubling claims: that the Obergefell decision overturned a “millennia of human wisdom” regarding marriage, and that church teaching is “unchanging.” » More …