Monogamy-only is a common teaching of the Christian church, most Hebrew roots, and most of Judaism. But, is that a doctrine that invokes curses and the wrath of God? Really? Let’s take a look!
I was wondering why “R. Geshom ben Judah, known as the Meor Hagolah, light of the exile, issued a, takana, ordinance prohibiting bigamy” (B. Hooper, 2007) and found this blog post discussing different scholars’ attempts to precisely identify the motivating factors for the ban, or kherem. During Hooper’s discussion, he mentioned one scholar’s attempt to tie the ban … Continue reading “Result of Pope Nicholas I’s Campaign Against Polygamy”
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