Charles HodgeSystematic TheologyVol. 3, pp. 407-421. Prohibited Marriages. That certain marriages are prohibited is almost the universal judgment of mankind. Among the ancient Persians and Egyptians, indeed, the nearest relations were allowed to intermarry and in the corrupt period of the Roman Empire, equal laxness more or less prevailed. These isolated facts do not invalidate… Read More Prohibited Marriages: Consanguinity & Affinity
The last sentence of Westminster Confession of Faith 24.4, which forbids the marrying of the close kindred of one’s deceased spouse, was removed by the PCUSA in 1887. This alteration has been retained in the editions of the Confession adopted by the OPC and PCA. Other denominations have similarly rejected this sentence as unbiblical citing… Read More A Defense of WCF 24.4
Five reasons the laws in Leviticus 18 are not ceremonial, but moral, and remain binding today.… Read More Leviticus 18: Ceremonial or Moral?