Marriage Without Parental Consent | Peter Martyr Vermigli

Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) Common Places Part 2, ch. 10, § 17-26, pp. 431-437 Whether it be lawful for children to marry without the consent of their parents. §17 Now shall it be very well to see whether it be lawful for children to contract matrimony without consent of their parents.  The Patriarchs. Certainly, Samson… Read More Marriage Without Parental Consent | Peter Martyr Vermigli

Thoughts on the Nashville Statement

A Complementarian parachurch group, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW), recently published a statement of affirmations and denials regarding biblical sexuality, The Nashville Statement. This brief post will express my thoughts on the statement itself, as well as the manner in which it was put forward. Praise for the Nashville Statement Despite the… Read More Thoughts on the Nashville Statement

Financial Objections to Marriage and Child Bearing | Martin Luther

Finally, we have before us one big, strong objection to answer. Yes, they say, it would be a fine thing to be married, but how will I support myself? I have nothing; take a wife and live on that, etc. Undoubtedly, this is the greatest obstacle to marriage; it is this above all which prevents… Read More Financial Objections to Marriage and Child Bearing | Martin Luther