Peter Ould responds to the Bishop of Salisbury–Nick Holtam’s Case for Polygamy

The ultimate irony of this line of argument (“stable, faithful, adult, loving” ”“ SFAL) is that it’s proponents blatantly do not believe what they say. If Nick Holtam really thought that all that was needed for marriage was stability, faithfulness, adults and love, then he would have to support such polygamous relationships, let alone familial sexual relationships which meet the same criteria. But in actuality, Bishop Nick would probably happily say he doesn’t support such marriages.

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