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Does God condone rape in Deuteronomy 22:28-29?

These verses are an example of the importance of the Oral Tradition accompanying the text. The Oral Tradition is clear that it is her choice (or if she is a minor, her father's) whether to marry her ...
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Isn’t Elohim in Bible plural in all cases

The account of Elohim is an account of many gods,however one way to describe the singular verb would be to imagine as if we were talking about a football team. The individual players would be in the ...
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Does God condone rape in Deuteronomy 22:28-29?

No, this command does not condone rape. In fact, this act was meant to protect women. Let’s examine the specific context surrounding this verse. Stating in verse 23, we see that the next couple verses ...
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Does the bible/early church teach family values?

Pharisees came to him testing him, and asked him, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3. He answered, “What did Moses command you?” 4. They said, “Moses allowed a certificate of divorce to ...
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