Tag Archives: Purity

Deuteronomy 24: Divorce, Purity and Justice

Deuteronomy 24:1-5  Divorce, Remarriage and Wedded Bliss 1 Suppose a man enters into marriage with a woman, but she does not please him because he finds something objectionable about her, and so he writes her a certificate of divorce, puts … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 23: Boundaries, Purity, Interest, Vows and Limits

Deuteronomy 23: 1-8 Boundaries of the Assembly 1 No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of the LORD.  2 Those born of an illicit union shall not be admitted … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority: A Brief History Part 3b: The Exile, Reconstructing Identity-Narrative, Practice and Hope

James Tissot, The Flight of the Prisoners Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and … Continue reading

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