Title

Condemnation and Grace: Polygamy and Concubinage in the Old Testament

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2015

Abstract

Although the Old Testament frankly documents a departure from the Edenic model of sexuality in actual practice, Mosaic legislation prohibits polygamy/concubinage as part of universal moral law. Moreover, within the narratives involving plural marriage, the divinely inspired writers invariably embed their tacit condemnation of the practice.

Journal Title

Christian Research Journal

Volume

38

Issue

5

First Page

32

Last Page

37

First Department

Old Testament