Category Archives: Christianity and Polygamy
Google Books now have online a limited preview text for “After Polygamy was made a Sin: A Social History of Christian Polygamy” by John Cairncross. You can find it here – our review is here Advertisements
Welcome to a brief history of Western Polygamy debates. This section is due to grow in the future, but for the moment we have listed below, in chronological order, all the English-language works on polygamy so far identified from the … Continue reading
The following article is published with permission of the author, Steven Butt. The article originally aappeared as a post on the bfree listserve. This is an email discussion group maintained by Steve and his family, and covers many subjects. Many … Continue reading
How long does a marriage last? Given that the Bible only allows very limited grounds for divorce, does that mean that marriage lasts for ever? Or is it true that marriage is also ended by death?
Is it possible for a Christian to contract a marriage without a marriage licence, the reading of banns, or other officially recognised forms of wedding?
John Milton (1608-1674) Here you will find details of one of the earliest comprehensive defences of Polygamy in the English language, by a significant poet, theologian and statesman. See below for Biographical details and excerpts from Milton’s rarest work