Sentence Examples

  • Theoretically Jorisz regarded polygamy as lawful; there is no proof that his theory affected his own practice.
  • In addition to the encyclical letter, nineteen resolutions were put forth, and the reports of twelve special committees are appended upon which they are based, the subjects being intemperance, purity, divorce, polygamy, observance of Sunday, socialism, care of emigrants, mutual relations of dioceses of the Anglican Communion, home reunion, Scandinavian Church, Old Catholics, &c., Eastern Churches, standards of doctrine and worship. Perhaps the most important of these is the famous "Lambeth Quadrilateral," which laid down a fourfold basis for home reunion - the Holy Scriptures, the Apostles' and Nicene creeds, the two sacraments ordained by Christ himself and the historic episcopate.
  • Polygamy was rare, due possibly to the scarcity of women.'
  • Islam has permitted polygamy for men on special circumstances with the condition that justice is not to compromised.
  • He pointed out that even in societies which allow polygamy, monogamy is still the most universally prevalent form of marriage.

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