Commentary on the Gospel of
As in many other instances, Jesus cut through all the laws and interpretations of the Pharisees; he even went back beyond the law of Moses, the Torah, to the ideal or the principle of marriage. He refused to enter the debate at the level of laws and their interpretation. He went back to Adam and Even, the original union. That was the state of innocence, when adultery and divorce and remarriage were not even imaginable (because there was no one else!).