[ExI] Are literalists the only consistent members of a faith?
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 17:36:03 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 7:10 PM, Damien Broderick<thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> In Xianity, there's a handy escape clause in respect of the more brutish
> requirements of the Old Testament. Jesus abrogated many such horrors
> (including literalist "Pharisaic" scrupulosities over Sabbath restrictions),
> and because he's G-d, hey, he's got the right.
Mmmhhh, this is more an islamic than an orthodox Xian doctrine,
especially since the large egemony of Saint Thomas ideas... :-)
But I think that the New Testament has its juicy parts itself,
especially in the Gospels and in the Book of the Apocalypse.
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