Seems strange, even offensive to many of us today, but because the norms of that culture created no legal, emotional, or spiritual expectations that it be otherwise, it did not count as adultery.
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Of course Jewish law changed over time, but that is the point. The commitment to loving, meaningful, trusting relationships is eternal, but how they are achieved is something which different people understand differently at different times, even when they base themselves on the same biblical tradition. It would have been refreshing to see a conversation about that, instead of a debate between ahistorical biblical absolutists, and largely amoral cultural relativists who think that whatever feels good must be okay.
And, when you factor in the effect on all those involved, there is probably not a person who watches the show or reads these words whose life is not in some way touched by the issue of adultery. The original Hebrew means thou shall not murder and between those two words, kill and murder, lays a world of difference.
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But that discussion will have to wait for another day. An Apple application that let users guess which French politicians or celebrities are Jewish was pulled from France's App Store. French activist groups said the "Jew or Not Jew? People, Mr.
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Kirby observes, too often Below is a copy of the Statement I got from the White House, and while I appreciate the words, I can't help but also ask, "Is this the best we can do? One of the best ways of doing that is by loving another person, accepting that it will probably involve some bringing up of buried pain to the surface for both, with plenty of projections and misinterpretations.
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