This article addresses the subject of polygamy from a biblical perspective. In relation to this, it considers the complications that arise for those who come to Christ out of a polygamous culture, a situation that Christians in Africa have had to grapple with.
This article examines biblical teaching on polygamy. Looking at the reasons why God allowed polygamy in the Old Testament, the author shows that this does not mean that this is the way God designed marriage from the beginning. Marriage is intended to be a monogamous relationship between one man and one woman.