The following stems from a conversation in the General Forum regarding biblical view on homosexuality and biblical views in general…
jem71 - 09 June 2008 07:12 AM
You cant pick and choose from the bible what teachings you wish to uphold.
Simple as that.
Says who? It’s all or nothing package, right? So one’s faith in Jesus Christ ultimately means condoning smashing babies against the rock? If you don’t get the reference, let me know. ;)
Besides, there are such things as context, cultural relevance, historical arguments. It’s called hermeneutics and it’s used in literature to determine a meaning of any text. Why should biblical passages be an exception?