- Location: Mililani Town, Hawaii
- Joined: April 2013
anon - You are not giving your academic qualifications, though. For example, did you study the historicity and culture of the Biblical writings? Did you learn anything about who wrote the gospels, for example? (Hint: It wasn't Matthew, Mark, Luke or John, or even Ringo.)
I am a post-modernist? How did you figure out that was my path, especially since it wasn't?
I have also TAUGHT classes on Comparative World Religions at the University AND CORPORATE levels, so I would say that, with my cultural experience as well as studies, I do have a fairly wide and substantial CV.
If you wish to believe that slavery is not slavery and that radiometric dating can ONLY go back to 50,000 years (when that applies to ONLY C-14), that is your choice. Please know that you are going to have theologians from places like Claremont Seminary and Fuller Seminary in the SoCal area of the US who will disagree with you.
anon - Are you going to say that the rape victim must live with the rapist, and that is okay to you?
I still find this horrific thinking and is extremely unethical.
Your bible is still unethical in so many ways.
Anon - Indentured servitude, according to the bible, is for a point where, after 6 years, that person must be let go, UNLESS that person is given a wife by the person he was indentured to, or that he decides to stay with him.
The slave aspect, where they can will them to their children, for example, where they are nothing more than chattel, is when they are NOT Israelite.
These are two different characters.
Kirby - WHAT? Again, not true. Here is a small lesson you need to read. If you dispute this source, please explain why an academic source is wrong when they have no reason to falsify their facts given: