It is not civilized to have more than one wife at a time.
Reply: Well all the religions of the world has allowed this and Islam is only religion whose religious book that says: "... then marry only once" (Surah Nissah (women) A 4) read this and pass your reply please?
Among the numerous misconceptions about Islam, is that it is the only religion that permits polygamy, and that Muslims are the only people who might practice it. On the contrary, polygamy was never prohibited in Judaism and Christianity, until a few centuries ago. Besides the fact that most of the prophets mentioned in the Old Testament were polygamous - both Jews and Christians practiced polygamy throughout a long period of their history. However, when examining the teachings of both faiths, neither Christianity nor Judaism provided clear guidelines and regulations in regards to this practice.
In contrast with Judaism and Christianity, Islam dealt with polygamy more clearly. It provides legal requirements that res ...more
Polygamy means a system of marriage whereby one person has more than one spouse. Polygamy can be of two types. One is Polygamy where a man marries more than one woman, and the other is polyandry, where a woman marries more than one man. In Islam, limited Polygamy is permitted; whereas polyandry is completely prohibited.!!
Now coming to the original question, why is a man, allowed to have more than one wife?
2. The Qur'an is the only religious scripture in the world that says, "Marry only one".!!
The Qur'an is the only religious book, on the face of this earth, that contains the phrase 'marry only one'. There is no other religious book that instructs men to have only one wife. In none of the other religious scriptures, whether it be the Vedas, the Ramayan, the Mahabharat, the Geeta, the Talmud or the Bible does one find a restriction on the number of wives. According to these scriptures, one can marry as many as one wish. It was only l ...more
One man one wife and a person who likes other person's wife will be punished etc......
So Gist. All religions are telling us the same concept.
But we people are taking what we want. and trying to find defect in other religions