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The Republican Rape Dilemma

Ron-CA Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 1:07 PM
I suggest you take a course in hermeneutics before you attempt to explain Biblical truth in the future. The unfortunate use of the term miscarriage may lead you to believe that the fetus is killed, but that is not the case. It simply mean that she gives birth prematurely. This is underscored in the subsequent passage that refines the concept of "no harm." According to the Bible a life of a fetus is a human life. See Psalm 139:13.
Jim103 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:08 PM
In those primitive times, miscarried babies die. Thus its use is not that unfortunate. I notice no assertion of any mistranslation of original texts.

Verses Psalm 139:13 and Jeremiah 1:5 sound more like assertions of the Almighty's omniscience rather than anybody's pre-birth status.
MG formerly minnesotagrandma Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 3:25 PM
Bravo Ron
AND Jeremiah 1:5
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations."

As Richard Mourdock’s Indiana Senate fate hinges on how voters absorb his views on rape, all conservatives have an opportunity for a look in the mirror.

Just how pro-life do we want to be?

The Mourdock controversy is nothing like Todd Akin’s self-inflicted wound in Missouri, the result of an embrace of just plain bad medical information.

Mourdock is in hot water for accurately (if not particularly skillfully) articulating what God instructs about the life of the unborn.

If he is on politically shaky ground, it is because he had the courage to stand on the...