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shaayecanaan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-02-09 07:07 PM
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13. Your father, brother and sons all speak middle Aramaic?
That certainly shows an admirable devotion to learning the language of the Assyrians, as well as Daniel, Ezra and Jesus. My father is from a Syro-Aramaic village in Lebanon, so he speaks Syriac/Aramaic as his first language.

But what about when the Jews did have sovereignty in their land for hundreds or thousands of years? Did it not deny the death penalty even then?

I dare say not. You're talking about a period before rabbinical Judaism, when it was a much different religion. Only Josephus writes about this period, but its fair to say that if the bible imposed death for sodomites, its a fair guess that at least one sodomite was thereby put to death.

Or are you implying (or asserting outright) that the Mishnaic and Talmudic Rabbis just made the whole thing up?

I think most of us here are asserting that outright, Henank, at least I think that most of us are atheists here. Therefore, yes, they made it up. They pulled it out of their arse, the same way that Mohammed and the early Christians made it all up. I was making fun of you as you seem to be one of these people that believes that the world is 6000 years old and that Fred Flintstone actually rode a dinosaur to work every day. Atheists making fun of religious people is a tired old slam-dunk turkey-shoot, and for that I apologise.
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