Against Polygamy Persuasive Essay by Top Papers

Against Polygamy
A speech against the practice of polygamy.
# 144627 | 750 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Religion and Theology (Islam) , Sociology (General)


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The writer explains that polygamy is the practice of a man marrying more than one wife concurrently. The writer discusses how polygamy is currently illegal in the United States and most of the world; a notable exception is Saudi Arabia, but there are many countries in which polygamy is officially banned, but is still practiced as a cultural habit-for example, in Nigeria and many African countries with Islamic cultural influence. The writer points out that the link between polygamy in Saudi Arabia and these African countries is that, in Islam, polygamy is allowed by the Muslim holy text, the Qur'an (Sura 4, Verse 3) and for this reason, the vast majority of active polygamists in the world today are Muslims.

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"In this talk, I will tell you what polygamy is, briefly explain its status in the modern world, and then offer some reasons why polygamy should not be practiced. What is polygamy? It is the practice of a man marrying more than one wife concurrently. Polygamy is currently illegal in the United States and most of the world; a notable exception is Saudi Arabia. There are many countries in which polygamy is official banned, but is still practiced as a cultural habit--for example, in Nigeria and many African countries with Islamic..."

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