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Dookus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-19-05 02:51 PM
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14. thanks
I never understood the desire to re-interpret the bible to mean things it clearly doesn't mean.

Instead of picking apart individual verses, why don't people ask the big question - should the writings of an ancient desert tribe bind us today?
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  -"Spare the rod, spoil the child"...maybe not what you think it means xray s  Mar-18-05 04:34 PM   #0 
  - thanks  rodeodance   Mar-18-05 04:42 PM   #1 
  - Wow! Someone agrees  Bellamia   Mar-18-05 04:44 PM   #2 
  - Wow! Never knew the historical uses of a shepard's rod. It makes much  Verve   Mar-18-05 04:44 PM   #3 
  - The tool in question is called a cruikshank.  Zerex71   Mar-18-05 04:45 PM   #4 
  - very true - and something that needs resaying :-)  papau   Mar-18-05 04:45 PM   #5 
  - Actually the Bible says  wtmusic   Mar-18-05 04:48 PM   #6 
  - Thanks wtmusic. So the bible is saying if you don't guide your children  Verve   Mar-18-05 04:55 PM   #8 
  - I like this. I'm going to remember it.  cornermouse   Mar-18-05 04:49 PM   #7 
  - i have explained this to many parents  knowbody0   Mar-18-05 04:55 PM   #9 
  - Yes  Tux   Mar-19-05 12:31 PM   #11 
  - I like your reading, but ...  Jim__   Mar-19-05 09:17 AM   #10 
  - Yeah, it pretty much has to be.  igil   Mar-19-05 01:34 PM   #13 
  - thanks  Dookus   Mar-19-05 02:51 PM   #14 
     - It depends on the quote  Pigwidgeon   Mar-20-05 11:33 AM   #16 
  - The modern equivalent would be a dog's collar and leash  StopThePendulum   Mar-19-05 01:30 PM   #12 
  - Why should this argument be necessary?  _TJ_   Mar-20-05 11:19 AM   #15 
  - Well, that's great, but lets not forget these Biblical Gems...  progressoid   Mar-20-05 12:02 PM   #17 

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