Marriage Archive

Elliot Miller, CRI Journal’s Editor-in-Chief on Co-habitaion

Elliot Miller, Editor-in-Chief of the Christian Research Journal, responds to the discussion on CRI’s Facebook wall regarding his “From the

Can an unbeliever be saved by marrying a believer?

In his first letter to the Corinthian Christians, Paul says “the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her husband” (7:14). Does this mean that unbelievers are saved by virtue of being married to believers? First, if unbelievers can be saved through marriage, there would be […]

Does the Bible promote polygamy?

Polygamy, the practice of one man having multiple wives, was common in antiquity. Though practiced in the Old Testament, polygamy was never God’s perfect plan. First, the ideal pattern of monogamous marriage of one woman and one man was established early in Genesis: “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and […]

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