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Relationship between blacks, Latinos topic of book festival event

March 20th, 2016

Race and culture were the center of a Virginia Festival of the Book panel discussion at the University of Virginia on Friday afternoon.

UVa sociologist W. Bradford Wilcox and Betina Wilkinson, an assistant professor of political science at Wake Forest University, were the featured guests at a discussion titled “Latino and Black Communities: Competition, Love and Marriage” at the University Bookstore.

Click here to read the full article in Charlottesville’s Daily Progress.

 

Scott Stanley:Sliding vs. Deciding • University of Virginia

February 26th, 2016

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From hooking up to living together prior to marriage, the landscape of romantic relationships in America has dramatically changed for today’s 20somethings. This talk will focus on how and why common relationship patterns among young adults today in America before marriage impact their later marital happiness and family stability. With a blend of compelling research and theological insights—and a candid embrace of the challenges of this age—Dr. Stanley will teach strategies that can help you or those you care about to achieve lasting love in 21st-century America.

You can view the event in its entirety by clicking here.

Scott Stanley, Ph.D., is a research professor and co-director of the Center for Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver. His research now focuses on how premarital experiences, particularly cohabitation, relate to the quality and stability of marriages. Stanley has authored or co-authored numerous books including A Lasting Promise, Fighting for Your Marriage, and The Power of Commitment. His writes a popular blog (slidingvsdeciding.com), and he regularly appears in print and broadcast media—both secular and Christian—as an expert on relationships and marriage.

Faith and family life among African Americans and Latinos in America

February 26th, 2016

W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas H. Wolfinger’s new book, “Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos” (Oxford University Press, 2016), launched an interesting discussion at AEI on Tuesday about faith and family in minority communities.

To read the full story and watch the event as it unfolded, click here.

National Marriage Project Hosts Ross Douthat of The New York Times

February 3rd, 2012

On February 3, 2012, the National Marriage Project hosted Ross Douthat of The New York Times in the Dome Room of the Rotunda at UVA. His presentation was entitled, The God Within: Therapeutic Religion and the Dissolution of the Family.

To hear an audio recording of the presentation, Click here