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Love, Commitment, and Valentine’s Day

BlackSheepPatriot Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 8:48 AM
Where does CHRISTIANITY say it is okay to murder your spouse and remarry? Please, cite the chapter and the verse. I know in Islam that this is okay. So, are you confused or purposefully obtuse?
Scot62 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 10:11 AM
I'm going with purposefully obtuse, or colossaly ignorant. After all, all religions are exactly the same, right?

I've also been told, with a straight face, by people who "aren't sure where the exact passage is" that the Bible sanctions the killing of women for adultery, and letting the man go free (For what it's worth, there is no such passage--although it is okay in Islam.

There’s nothing very romantic about a man being beheaded because of his politically incorrect views. But February 14 marks the 1744th anniversary when tradition tells us that St. Valentine was executed in the Roman Empire for practicing his Christianity.

This was under a persecution of Emperor Claudius II, who banned his soldiers from marrying because he thought that single men could serve as better warriors.

He also forced the emperor-worship of a predecessor, Gallienus, upon the empire. This was something practicing Jews and Christians could not do---they worshiped God alone.

Author Bill Federer notes the consequences of Claudius’ actions on an...