The latest Newsweek has a fascinating cover article, entitled Gay Marriage: Our Mutual Joy, on the issue of what constitutes "biblical marriage." For those who appeal to the scriptures as a monolithic standard, the article carefully calls attention to the kinds of marriage found in the pages of the Bible:
Later in the article, biblical scholar Alan Segal brings up a great point about the culture surrounding the authorship of the scriptures and it's difference from ours today.
You may not agree with everything in the article, but it is indeed some good food for thought on culture and marriage.
[HT: NT Wrong]