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Igbo Christian Rite of Marriage

A Proposed Rite for Study and Celebration

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Patrick Chibuko

Contents: The Rite is thus developed along the following lines: the phenomenon of Rite and the development of the Rite of Marriage - Biblical development of the Rite of Marriage - Historical development of the Rite of Marriage - Marriage Rite in the official documents of the church especially, the Order of celebrating marriage (Ordo celebrandi Matrimonium OCM, 1969), and the Reformed Order of Celebrating Marriage (ROCM, 1991) - Traditional Marriage in some parts of Igboland - Implications of OCM and ROCM for the Igbo marriage tradition - Actual creation of the Igbo Christian Rite of Marriage with liturgical texts, rubrics, theological explanatory notes and commentaries of the various parts of the Rite.