Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Polygamy in the Bible: A sordid tale

There is a lack of Biblical understanding out there: Polygamy in the Bible: A sordid tale | The Briefing:
Something similar happens when it comes to the Bible and polygamy. Sure, the narrators never pause to say, “Oh by the way, please, don’t be a polygamist.” But why should they? The stories make the point all by themselves. As Peter Jensen–one of the interviewees in the TV segment I linked to above–pointed out, stories about polygamy in the Bible, time after time, result in disaster.

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