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The New Testament explicitly prohibits polyandry: Thus a married woman is bound by the law to her husband as long as he lives; but if her husband dies, she is discharged from the law concerning the husband. Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. But if her husband dies, she is free ...


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First of all, where did you get the idea that in "Western values" (whatever that means) marriage is gender-neutral? It is only quite recently that women have approached a level of near-equality in marriage; not all that long ago, a wife was considered "chattel", even in America. Wedding vows for the bride included "obey". Secondly, where did you get the ...


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I'm LDS so I can tell you that there is no set doctrine on this but there always is discussions of it amongst the members. None of the answers above actually answer the second part of the question, about there being biblical proof. True there is no reference to Christ being married in the bible directly. But what people use as proof, that it could be ...



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