12:2) as connected to Leviticus
10:10 by the bridge of 11:47.
I wonder what they make of those verses from Leviticus
? When it comes to the Bible's call for a compassionate immigration policy, they cannot exercise a line-item veto.
Coleman misinforms that Leviticus
"justifies the use of slavery" and completely misses the foundational point that the Bible and Torah were written to broad audiences who find themselves trapped in slavery.
Going by Leviticus
, we would need to bring back slavery and treat women like slaves.
Friedman, in his Commentary on the Torah, wrote: "Even if one takes that view of this commandment [that "re'akha" in Leviticus
19:18 means a fellow Israelite], one must acknowledge that in this same chapter there is also the commandment to love the alien, the foreigner [the "ger," "stranger"] as well (19:34).
And finally, the frequently quoted assertion in Leviticus
that homosexuality is an abomination.
Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall you have; I am the Lord your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt (Leviticus
But judgment is what a literal reading of Leviticus
20:13 comes down to.
Here you will learn something about the history of the text of the Old and New Testaments, and about the evolution of the sex laws from Deuteronomy to Leviticus
to the New Testament and into later Christian thought.
Jude (v7) speaks strongly against homosexuality and Leviticus
states that a man should not lie with a man, it is an abomination to God.
His troubles with the human-rights thought police stem from an advertisement he placed in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix that listed four Bible passages--Romans 1, Leviticus
20:13, and 1 Corinthians 6:9-19--together with a picture of two stick men holding hands and superimposed with a circle and slash--the universal symbol for something forbidden.
Although certain priestly edicts and the story of Sodom, detailed in Leviticus
and Genesis respectively, have inspired a lion's share of persecution against homosexuals, it is Paul's harangue in Romans 1:21 that evokes Spong's sharpest criticism.