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It's Not Cool To Cherry Pick Scripture

DagNabbit Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 4:51 PM
"Jesus also affirmed the historicity of many important events recorded in the Old Testament, which many today dismiss as mere allegory or pure fiction, such as the creation of Adam and Eve, the flood, Jonah and the whale, the miracles of Elijah, and the miracles of Moses in the wilderness" If you believe these things actually happened, you should seek help immediately.
iBorg Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:04 PM
If you believe these things didn't actually happen, you should seek help immediately.

smooches
Joycey Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:02 PM
Joycey Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:03 PM
You are just thumping at us.
With Easter approaching and the Astroturf groundswell for same-sex marriage at its apex, I thought I'd put in a plug for the Bible, whose integrity and timeless principles are under increasing assault in our culture.

In fact, what sparked this column was a warning by a nationally prominent Republican to his party that it ought not go "Old Testament" and oppose same-sex marriage.

I don't want to turn this column into a rant about same-sex marriage, but I cite this example to illustrate a common tendency to bifurcate the Old Testament and the New Testament and to paint Jesus Christ as a...