Tag Archives: Deuteronomy

The Bible and Abortion, Part 2

At Salon, a post about abortion and the Bible gets a lot—although not everything—right: Given the amount of effort and political capital the religious right puts into trying to restrict abortion, you’d guess that opposition to women’s choice must take … Continue reading

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The Top 4 Most Ridiculous Verses Regarding Marriage and Sex in the Pentateuch

The Pentateuch has proven to not keep with the times when it comes to marriage, sex, and women (among other things). Here are a few of the most ridiculous claims we’ve encountered so far. If you’re brother dies, be prepared … Continue reading

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The Shema & Ambiguity: Why It’s So Hard to Follow Scripture (Deut. 6)

Following scripture: it’s one of the core functions of the believer. Many of the debates of various religious groups have centered on how best to follow these holy books—how to honor God, pray, and how to act in a “Godly” … Continue reading

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