The Shia Muslim tradition of temporary marriage, or sigheh, allows a man and a woman in Iran to marry for a set period of time, ranging from an hour to 99 years....
Mostafa Pourmohammadi, a cleric, said: "We have to find a solution to meet the sexual desire of the youth who have no possibility of marriage. Temporary marriage is God's rule. We must encourage that." Scotsman.com
Is there a similar place in christian doctrine for 1-hour marriage? I know the Old Testament had David and Solomon with multiple wives and harems. Does that make it okay?
On the way home from the gym today I passed our local motel [cough, cough] with a sign that read:
Monday - Thursday
Think of it. The desk clerk can just perform the ceremony, fax the paper work to the county clerk, and say the words. With $4 more you might even be able to get a rose for the bride. Or a Trojan! It could happen...
Does Iran have DOMA? Oh, wait, they hang you for even thinking about two men or two women getting married. But it's okay to marry for one-hour?