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Polygamy reconsidered African plural marriage and the Christian churches by Eugene Hillman

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.

Subjects:

  • Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Polygamy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEugene Hillman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT707.5 .H54
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 266 p. ;
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5056997M
ISBN 100883443910
LC Control Number74019967

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Polygamy Reconsidered: Causes and Consequences of Declining Sex Ratio in African-American Society Leahcim Tufani Semaj Journal of Black Psychology 9: 1, Eugene Hillman, Polygamy reconsidered: African plural marriage and the Christian churches, Orbis Books, Robert J. Hitchens, Multiple Marriage: A Study of Polygamy in Light of the Bible, Doulos, insightful book, Polygamy reconsidered, "Nowhere in the New Testament is there any explicit commandment that marriage should be monogamous or any explicit commandment forbidding polygamy." 53 Moreover, Jesus has not spoken against polygamy though it was practiced by the Jews of his society. Father Hillman stresses the fact that the Church in Rome. According to Father Eugene Hillman in his insightful book, Polygamy Reconsidered: "Nowhere in the New Testament is there any explicit commandment that marriage should be monogamous or any explicit commandment forbidding polygamy." [Eugene Hillman, Polygamy Reconsidered: African Plural Marriage and the Christian Churches, New York: Orbis Books.

Polygamy reconsidered: African plural marriage and the Christian churches / Eugene Hillman Orbis Books Maryknoll, N.Y Australian/Harvard Citation Hillman, Eugene. According to Father Eugene Hillman in his insightful book, ‘Polygamy Reconsidered’, “Nowhere in the New Testament is there any explicit commandment that marriage should be monogamous or any explicit commandment forbidding polygamy.” 3 Moreover, Jesus has not spoken against polygamy though it was practiced by the Jews of his society.   Polygamy Reconsidered:African Plural Marriage and the Christian ChurchesBy Eugene Hillman, rdThis book is written by a Catholic priest, theologian and missionary who has obviously struggled with the differences between his churchs official position on polygamy and what the Bible says.   Eugene Hillman, Polygamy Reconsidered, Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books (), pages – See also Risto Saarinen, The Pastoral Epistles with Philemon & Jude, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Brazos Press (), page 62 (the phrase is “not clear in its meaning”).