Co-Creating Adoption Law: A Lutheran Perspective
Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
© 2012 Wiley Periodicals and Dialog, Inc.
Volume 51, Issue 4, pages 266–275, December 2012
How to Cite
Failinger, M. A. (2012), Co-Creating Adoption Law: A Lutheran Perspective. Dialog, 51: 266–275. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6385.2012.00700.x
- Issue published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
- adoption law;
- Roman adoption;
- orders of creation;
- interracial adoption;
- open adoptions
Abstract: Lutheran theological insights on orders of creation, the duty of neighbor-love, and the pervasiveness of sin in institutions as well as individuals can help secular governments and adoption agencies consider how to respond to controversies over interracial and intercountry adoption, parental qualifications, open adoption, and the market structure of adoption in the United States.