Does the Bible Endorse Polygamy

There are some groups out there (atheists, radical feminists, and others) that believe the Bible is misogynistic, demeans women, and even endorses polygamy. We’ve addressed the idea of the Bible being misogynistic in other teachings, now we are going to examine the accusation that the Bible does endorse polygamy, that is, a man having more than one wife at a time.

Lot’s Daughters

Lot, defined as a righteous man by the Word, offers his daughters to a mob outside of his home in order to seemingly protect two strangers. The skeptic quickly points out how this is unethical, thus concluding that Yahweh’s definition of righteousness is clearly not moral. Perhaps there is something the skeptic, and actually many believers, are missing in their understanding.