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It's Not Cool To Cherry Pick Scripture

LibertyandJustice Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 2:58 PM
Well written, agree wholeheartedly with your points. Not cool to cherry-pick scripture indeed.
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...