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The Next Sexual Revolution Has Arrived

jlindquist Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 10:00 PM
And both these men suffered the consequence of their sins. Even an Old Testament hero of faith such as David sinned against God. Therefore God rebuked him through the prophet Nathan. The Bible does not try to hide the sins of those persons who were otherwise faithful to God.
jlindquist Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 10:24 PM
God did not punish them for their polygamy but instead chose to show mercy upon them in this regard. In Hebrews 11 we see that David is listed as one who was faithful to God. Just as God said about Abraham, "he believed God and it was reckoned to him as righteousness", the same is true of David as is written in Romans 4.
Troglodite Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 10:07 PM
jl:
True enough again, but neither of these kings got into trouble directly for polygamy. In David's case, the problem was that Bathsheba was already married to Uriah and that David connived at the death of the latter. In Solomon's case, the problem was not his multiple wives, but his complaisance about idolatry.

In July, 2009, Newsweek ran a feature article on “relationships with multiple, mutually consenting partners,” entitled, “Polyamory: The Next Sexual Revolution.” Last week, Showtime launched a reality TV show called “Polyamory: Married and Dating.” To quote from Newsweek’s 2009 article, it’s “enough to make any monogamist’s head spin.” And all this, of course, is being touted as a great thing, a celebration of love and freedom, a deliverance from the monotony and constraints of monogamy.

The Showtime promo pulls no punches and makes no excuses:

Narrator: The polyamorous lifestyle may shock some. But with American divorce...