7. THE QUESTION WAS:
What did Luther write was permissible in the Bible?
THE ANSWER IS ..B Polygamy
3, Martin Luther, De Wette, II, 459: I confess that I cannot forbid a person to marry several wives, for it does not contradict the Scripture. If a man wishes to marry more than one wife, he should be asked whether he is satisfied in his conscience that he may do so in accordance with the word of God. In such a case, the civil authority has nothing to do in such a matter.
As one of the first Sola Scriptura advocates, Luther interpreted the Bible on his own, apart from the Church, which resulted in this surprising Biblical conclusion.
For info on Sola Scriptura, see http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/1853/solascriptura.html
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