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Piers Morgan Wants to Amend Moses

irreducible-complexity Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 12:46 PM
Michael is right: modern-day America is not a theocracy, and should not be. We are not to enact the same *judicial* code as ancient Israel and stone people to death for adultery, but we are to govern our individual and corporate lives by the same *moral* code. That's why the Mosaic Code was preserved for us in the Scriptures: to teach us God's perspective on our sins. So clearly, He takes adultery very seriously, and as a result, we should view it with the same disgust -- rather than romanticizing and excusing it. (Bridges of Madison County, Terms of Endearment, et al.)
DCM in FL Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 12:50 PM
I don't know if the definition of "theocracy" (a word that no Christian I know of would normally ever even use) would be "enacting the same judicial code as ancient Isreal."

Otherwise, well said.

Fresh off his attack on America’s gun control laws, Piers Morgan set his sights on another set of laws that trouble him, the laws of Moses and the Bible. But before he called for an amendment to the Bible to recognize “gay rights,” Morgan actually asked his guest, Pastor Rick Warren, a very fair question, and Warren stumbled in his answer.

Of course, Morgan’s timing could not have been worse. After all, this was a Christmas Eve interview with a Christian leader, and Morgan is not exactly riding a wave of popularity. And to compare the Bible to the Constitution shows...