My last post got me thinking about other factors involved in who is ‘allowed’ to marry in different times and places in human history. One factor is age. I want to note here that a) what many Christians would say on this issue would reflect (perhaps as it should in this case?) the cultural attitudes… Continue reading of marriageable age
All is/ought distinctions and naturalistic fallacies aside, whilst monogamy does occur in some non-human species, apparently humans have a evolutionary and biological predisposition of sorts to polygamy. But is this really newsworthy? Even the most prudish of “just lay there and think of the queen” conservatives would admit off the record to the fact that being married… Continue reading just do it – a lot
All over the world, the word ‘marriage’ is being redefined. Here in NZ it’s a peaking issue. A friend of mine just shared a status that threatened de-friending if they didn’t act according to their views. And when people threaten to de-friend, you know it’s huge… So I wanted to take a post to clarify… Continue reading on the word ‘marriage’
((What I’m about to describe happens not all the time, but enough to notice it…)) Christians are not only against things, we are also for things. (Indeed, for everything you are for, you are therefore against anything that hinders what you are for!) Nonetheless, because of the Christian conviction that the Creator is for wise, loving, creative order in the cration,… Continue reading adversarial self-righteousness
It has been said before that “______”s (insert whatever Christian denomination you wish to pick on) are against pre-marital sex because it might lead to dancing… :) But on a more serious note, the topic of ‘pre-marital sex’ (a.k.a. ‘sex before marriage’) is an interesting one. Many Christians can assume that there is a specific… Continue reading pre-marital what?