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by iskander
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Is the ongoing punishment of Adam and Eve justifiable?
Replies: 5
Views: 1569

Re: Is the ongoing punishment of Adam and Eve justifiable?

You might want to read Genesis to recognize that there was no fruit. Regards DL Genesis 3:2 ff 2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden; 3but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the middle of the garden, nor shall you touch it...
by iskander
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Is the ongoing punishment of Adam and Eve justifiable?
Replies: 5
Views: 1569

Re: Is the ongoing punishment of Adam and Eve justifiable?

Gnostic Bishop wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:54 am
You might want to read Genesis to recognize that there was no fruit.

Regards
DL
It would facilitate our conversation if you say what is not said where...
by iskander
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: R.I.P.?
Replies: 8
Views: 462

Re: R.I.P.?

Israel Detains Conservative Rabbi for Performing non-Orthodox Weddings https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/israel-detains-conservative-rabbi-for-performing-non-orthodox-weddings-1.6291221 Aaron Rabinowitz, Josh Breiner and Noa Shpigel Jul 19, 2018 12:12 PM Rabbinical Court files complaint against Ra...
by iskander
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: There was no burning bush
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: There was no burning bush

Ezek31:18 is my choice for this chapter To whom have you likened yourself so with glory and with greatness among the trees of Eden, and you were lowered with the trees of Eden into the nether part of the earth; among the uncircumcised you shall lie with those slain by the sword; that is Pharaoh and ...
by iskander
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Consecrated Virgins
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Consecrated Virgins

US Association of Consecrated Virgins condemns ‘shocking’ new rules "The USACV said it was “shocking to hear from Mother Church that physical virginity may no longer be considered an essential prerequisite for consecration to a life of virginity" https://consecratedvirgins.org/sites/default/files/ST...
by iskander
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: There was no burning bush
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: There was no burning bush

The burning bush Rashi on Exodus 3:2 3:1 אחר המדבר. לְהִתְרַחֵק מִן הַגֶּזֶל, שֶׁלֹּא יִרְעוּ בִּשְׂדוֹת אֲחֵרִים (שמות רבה ב'): אחר המדבר [HE LED THE SHEEP] BEHIND THE DESERT — in order to keep them away from private property (גֶזֵל i. e. things which can be appropriated only as the result of “robb...
by iskander
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: R.I.P.?
Replies: 8
Views: 462

‘Racist and Discriminatory’

‘Racist and Discriminatory’: U.S. Jewish Leaders Warn Israel Against Passage of Nation-state Bill Some 7,000 demonstrators in Tel Aviv march from Rabin Square to an 'emergency rally' to protest the bill ■ New Israel Fund CEO: 'This is tribalism at its worst' American Jewish leaders, alarmed by the p...
by iskander
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: R.I.P.?
Replies: 8
Views: 462

Re: R.I.P.?

Irish senate approves ban on products from Israeli settlements Despite anger from Israel, draft bill passes first round of voting in EU precedent https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/11/irish-senate-approves-ban-on-products-from-israeli-settlements "The bill, which has faced angry Israeli oppo...
by iskander
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Folly of 'Jewish Christianity' Theories
Replies: 115
Views: 1432

Re: The Folly of 'Jewish Christianity' Theories

"Collection of Paul Criticisms at St. Lawrence University Blog Did you ever ask the question... St. Lawrence University Blog --------------------------It is not a new/modern concept to question Paul.------------------------ **********From Tertullian to President Jefferson********** This is a chronol...
by iskander
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: R.I.P.?
Replies: 8
Views: 462

Re: R.I.P.?

Reform Judaism condemns 'misogynistic, violent abuse' of Gaza Kaddish participant https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/kaddish-gaza-reform-judaism-israel-tour-rabbi-laura-janner-klausner-1.466565 “Reform Judaism is at the forefront of standing up to these kinds of bullies and abusers, and we have cons...