1.4 Christian beliefs about divorce and remarriage

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  • Divorce is not welcomed in the teachings of the old testament. 
    • Moses taught that divorce was permitted if a man found out somethingindecent about his wife.
    • In Malachi, God says 'I hate divorce'
  • In the sermon on the mount, Jesus said that divorce was worng and that the old testament rules about divorce were not strict enough.
  • However, Jesus said that adultery was grounds for divorce.
  • In 1981 the chruch of england decided that although a person had been divorced this should not prevent them from marrying somelse in a chruch ceremony.
  • The orthodox chruch does allow divorced people to marry a second…

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