Both Testaments emphasize that marriage is a life long commitment which is valued by the entire community.
Concubines were customary, as Adam of Bremen scornfully reports:
Marriage is considered the fortress of chastity.
Some people believe that the purpose of marriage is procreation, while others believe that the purpose of marriage is to honor and promote loving relationships between committed adults, regardless of their sex.
Roy Austin agrees with Barna's findings.
For many the dream is attenuated by present reality.
If any property dispositions had been included in the marriage agreement, these were followed in the same manner that pre-nuptial agreements are used today.
OBA senator Andrew Simons made a plea for all his colleagues in the Upper Chamber to delay the Bill for a year by voting against it, whatever their view on same-sex marriage.
See also Eric Oxenstierna.
A late marriage is shown in a man's horoscope:
Discovering this key represents both a challenge and an opportunity for the church.
We encourage our allies to reach out as we continue to promote and support the well-being, health, dignity, security, safety and protection of the LGBTQ community in Bermuda.