You used to be able to buy a woman for two livestock and a portion of land, you could kill her at your leisure, beat her if she defied you, have her stoned to death if she fucked around.
Marriage has always been a contract. If you love someone, be with them because you want to be with them, not because you're worried they'll leave with half.
Honestly. aside from Zombie and Waterpoof, who both seem to have the intellects of 10 year olds, does anyone really want to argue theology with me?
Where's Waterproof's *any other religious scholars* who would go toe to toe, reference for reference, with me? Or could they not be found because they'd all agree with me?
This is chess versus checkers players to me, folks with one rule book with others versus multiple stratagems from many rulebooks. Seriously, you even want to try?