Thelyphthora: Or, A Treatise on Female Ruin, in Its Causes, Effects, Consequences, Prevention, and Remedy : Considered on the Basis of the Divine Law Under the Following Heads, Viz. Marriage, Whoredom, and Fornication, Adultery, Polygamy, Divorce : with Many Other Incidental Matters, Particularly Including an Examination of the Principles and Tendency of Stat. 26 Geo. II. C. 33, Commonly Called The Marriage Act, Volumen1
J. Dodsley, 1780
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These things are too plain not to force conviction on the minds of many ; therefore
it is that they have said, with the learned author of the " Historical Libra- " ry" — "
Polygamy, though not expreifly " allowed, is however tacitly implied in the " law ...
... all authority from the law of God j for that it allowed polygamy, is just as clear as
that it allowed marriage. Therefore the consequence is, that the expression in
question being general, without limitation or exception with respect to the
... of it ; and this law to regulate certain circumstances which did not exist ; nor is it
easy to imagine, that if those circumstances were finjul, they would not have been
as explicitly condemned, as they are here plainly allowed and regulated.
Every man was bound to " maintain whom he had first married; * ' lest, therefore,
such as designed ano- " ther wife, and could not maintain a *' former, might use
indirect ways to be " rid of them, this fair one of divorce *' was allowed* by God; ...
... which He Himself lays down as the foundation on which He spake. This can be
no other than the law of God as delivered by Moses ; what that condemned,
Christ condemned on its authority; but had He condemned what that allowed, or
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Excellent book, a must read for every Christian man and woman.
The Author is a true defender of the Christian holy faith.A useful book that can change any society.
Wise words about marriage in a world despising the eternal and unchangeable Word of God concerning marriage.
Contains explanations about Marriage, Whoredom, Fornication, Adultery, Polygamy, Divorce.
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Thelyphthora: Or, A Treatise on Female Ruin, in Its Causes ..., Volumen3
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