Christian views of marriage
Most Christian authorities and bodies view marriage (also called Holy Matrimony) as a state instituted and ordained by God for the lifelong relationship between one man as husband and one woman as wif...
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Polygamy
Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamia, "state of marriage to many spouses" or "frequent marriage") is a marriage that includes more than two partners and falls under the broader categ...
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Pilegesh
Pilegesh (Hebrew: פילגש‎) is a Hebrew term for a concubine with similar social and legal standing to a recognized wife, often for the purpose of producing offspring.
The term pilegesh comes ...
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Catholic marriage
Marriage in the Catholic Church, also called matrimony, is the "covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life and which is ordered by its nature t...
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Marriage in the Eastern Orthodox Church

The Sacrament or, more properly, Sacred Mystery of Marriage does not unite a man and a woman. Rather, it is the Church's recognition of a union that God has already begun to work in their lives. ...
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Complementarianism
Complementarianism is a theological view held by some in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, that men and women have different but complementary roles and responsibilities in marriage, family life, reli...
Christian views about women
The roles of women in Christianity can vary considerably today as they have varied historically since the first century New Testament church. This is especially true in marriage and in formal ministry...
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Christian Egalitarianism
Christian egalitarianism (derived from the French word égal, meaning equal or level), also known as biblical equality, is a Christian form of the moral doctrine of egalitarianism. It holds that all hu...
Mormonism and polygamy
Polygamy (called plural marriage by Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was taught by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day S...
Blessing of same-sex unions in Christian churches
The blessing of same-sex marriages and same-sex unions is an issue about which Christian churches are in ongoing disagreement. These disagreements are primarily centered on the interpretation of vario...
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Polygamy in Australia
Polygamy is not permitted in Australia. Polygamous marriages may not be performed in Australia, and a person who marries another person, knowing that the previous marriage is still subsisting, commit...
1886 Revelation
In the Mormon fundamentalist movement, the 1886 Revelation is the text of a revelation said to have been received by John Taylor, third President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LD...
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1890 Manifesto
The "1890 Manifesto" (also known as the "Woodruff Manifesto" or the "Anti-polygamy Manifesto") is a statement which officially advised against any future plural marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ ...
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Polygamy in Bahrain
Like many nations in the Muslim world, polygyny is legal in Bahrain. However, according to the Bahrain Center for Human Rights' write-up on women's rights in Bahrain at the present time, polygamy is o...
Le Wazzou polygame
Le Wazzou polygame (also known as Polygamic Wazzou or The Polygamist's Morale) is a 1971 Nigerien/French film about polygamy directed by and starring Oumarou Ganda. It was produced by Argos Films in...
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Polygamy czar
Polygamy czar is an informal title given to the "Investigator of Crimes within Closed Societies" for the Utah Attorney General's Office. The position was established by the Utah State Legislature in 2...
Polygamy in North America
Polygamy is the practice of taking more than one spouse. Polygyny is the specific practice of one man taking more than one wife: it is a common marriage pattern in some parts of the world. In North Am...
Polygamy in Thailand
Prior to October 1, 1935 polygamy could be freely practiced and was recognised under civil law in Thailand. The old family law divided wives into three categories, all in accordance to the way they be...
Polygamy in Eritrea
Since the introduction of the current Marriage Law introduced by the EPLF in 1977, polygamy has been illegal in Eritrea. While the federal government does not recognize polygamous marriages under civi...
Polygamy in Mozambique
Mozambique prohibits legal recognition of polygamous unions, yet there are no legal restrictions against the practice itself, which has been reported to be quite widespread in the coastal country. It ...
Polygamy in South Africa
While polygamy and civil recognition of polygamous marriages are illegal, South African customary law affords a generous amount of benefits to polygamous unions, ranging from inheritance rights to chi...
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Polygamy in the Maldives
Polygamous unions are currently legal in the island nation of the Maldives, though such unions have been reported to be very uncommon. Even still, fifty-nine polygamous marriages took place in 1998. P...
Late Corporation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. United States
The Late Corporation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. United States, 136 U.S. 1 (1890) was a Supreme Court case that upheld the Edmunds–Tucker Act on May 19, 1890. Among othe...
Late Corporation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. United States - Wikipedia
Group marriage
Group marriage (a form of polyamory) is a marriage-like arrangement between more than two people. Usually consisting of three to six adults, all partners live together, share finances, children, and ...
Polygamy in Kyrgyzstan
Both the practice and legal recognition of polygamy is illegal in Kyrgyzstan, though the issue has been a hot political topic for several decades. There have been numerous attempts to introduce civil ...
Marriage in the Palestinian territories
Marriage in the Palestinian territories deals with the marriage law and customs in the Palestinian territories, which consist of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Israeli marriage law applies to the s...
Polygamy in Christianity
Polygamy is a marriage which includes more than two partners. There are numerous examples of polygamy in the Old Testament, but it is generally not accepted by modern Christianity. Some Christians act...
Obedient Wives Club
The Obedient Wives Club (OWC) is an international Islamic faith based organization which claims to promote harmonious families by teaching wives how to be submissive to their husbands. Composed of up ...
Polygamy in Afghanistan
The Republic of Afghanistan, which is an Islamic Republic under Sharia Law, allows for polygyny. Afghan men may take up to four wives, as Islam allows for such. A man must treat all of his wives equal...
Polygamy: What Love Is This?
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