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Dan Savage Savages the Bible, Christianity, and the Pope (Part III)

Mary2959 Wrote: May 08, 2012 10:47 AM
I believe the New Testament allows as how Jesus Christ is the end of the law for all them that believe. We are totally not under the law of the Old Testament. I know there are some who want to keep folks under the law (especially water baptism); but it is contrary to the teachings of the New Testament. We are now in the Grace Administration awaiting the return of Jesus Christ.
John5840 Wrote: May 08, 2012 11:00 AM
So the fundamentalist fascination with the ten commandments is really unnecessary? LOst of folks will be a little confused.

How can we quote the Bible in support of our moral values when the Old Testament contains laws calling for the stoning of a woman who lost her virginity before marriage? Actually, based on biblical principles, both Judaism and Christianity teach that such laws are not for today. But could you imagine what America would look like if sex outside of wedlock was as scandalous in our day as it was in ancient biblical times?

In his talk to high school journalism students, Dan Savage mocked the fact that the Bible “says that if your daughter’s not a virgin...