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Marriage in the Bible

Behind The Billy Pulpit: Will The Real Billy Graham Please Stand Up?

Michael G. Long | Posted 12.25.2012 | Religion
Michael G. Long

If he were to return to his own comments about poverty, if he were to write his own statement and if he were to recall his own Bible-based lobbying for the War on Poverty, he could finally fulfill the role that has long eluded him: a truly biblical prophet.

Marriage Has Always Been One Man And One Woman? Not Really

James Peron | Posted 03.04.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

The moment someone tells me "marriage has always been" something or another, I know they are ignorant of the actual history of marriage. It has never "always" been anything. It has taken different forms, with different social rules attached.

What Does The Bible Actually Say About Marriage?

Greg Carey | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

If neither Jesus nor Paul preferred marriage for their followers, why do some Christians maintain that the Bible enshrines 19th-century Victorian family values?

How Religion Can Help (And Hurt) Our Understanding Of Marriage And Family

Barbara Crafton | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Barbara Crafton

The nuclear family, so often imagined to be the norm in America, is not the only family of the scriptures. It is not even the majority family of the scriptures.

Chick-fil-A, Sex And 'Unprotexcted Texts'

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Chick-fil-A's Dan Cathy ought to read Unprotected Texts. Not because he should agree with it all but because it might help challenge his assumptions about the Bible and marriage.