The problems produced by the polygamy of the Patriarchs…

Posted July 9, 2019 12:59 pm by Editor

The problems produced by the polygamy of the Patriarchs…

In the Book of Genesis, God’s plan for marriage is set forth poetically but clearly: one man and one woman in a stable, lasting, fruitful relationship of mutual support. God said, It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a suitable helpmate for him. Note that the word used is “helpmate,” not “helpmates.” After teaching the man that animals are not suitable companions…

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