A Conversation for A Beginner's Introduction to the Bible
Icy North Started conversation Oct 17, 2017
Great entry, Dmitri. I don't know quite how you steered a non-confrontational path through this one, but it's a triumph.
Except that one man's Can of Worms is another's Inalienable Truth
Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated Posted Oct 17, 2017
paulh, vaccinated against the Omigod Variant Posted Mar 26, 2021
Last Summer I read Genesis through Leviticus. At other times I've read Job, Ruth, and selected Psalms, as well as scriptures that have been fitted to music. And some of the Gospels in Sunday School way back when.
We're looking at the mores of earlier times, when, for instance, people like Jacob had four wives, or Saint Paul insisted that women be quiet in church. (This last aspect seems to have led to all-male choirs.) Gay rights have often been impeded based on scriptural interpretations. But wcriptures can be interpreted in other ways.
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