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So why are Christians not banning interest bearing loans??

Usury: Leviticus 25:35-37

If one of your countrymen becomes poor and is unable to support himself among you, help him as you would an alien or a temporary resident, so he can continue to live among you. 36 Do not take interest of any kind [a] from him, but fear your God, so that your countryman may continue to live among you. 37 You must not lend him money at interest or sell him food at a profit.

Homosexuality: Leviticus 18:22

Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable.

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force_of_will
Apr. 15th, 2009 04:40 am (UTC)
Aren't there ones about shellfish, rabbits, and assorted other stuff as well?
vap0rtranz
Apr. 15th, 2009 04:46 am (UTC)
Lots of stuff, even slavery! *gasp*
ext_181381
Apr. 15th, 2009 12:37 pm (UTC)
Why the proof-texting all of a sudden?
vap0rtranz
Apr. 15th, 2009 09:18 pm (UTC)
There you are! And prolifically writing ...
fireboy4plai
Apr. 16th, 2009 08:24 am (UTC)
HEY! Now where do you get off quoting the inconvenient passages??
vap0rtranz
Apr. 16th, 2009 05:23 pm (UTC)
Call it Inconvenient Truth, with a capitol T. :)
erron3000
Apr. 16th, 2009 10:45 am (UTC)
It's the "Chose Your Own Dogma" Bible!
revolution_boi
Apr. 16th, 2009 04:17 pm (UTC)
well, to each his own version, eh?
vap0rtranz
Apr. 16th, 2009 05:24 pm (UTC)
It's the NIV but I don't think that's what you meant ;)

Are you in Boonie?
revolution_boi
Apr. 17th, 2009 06:25 am (UTC)
no sir. back in Chapel Hill for a couple of years before moving west.
sedeara
Apr. 22nd, 2009 03:27 am (UTC)
I bring this up with people who say I can't be Catholic/Christian and bisexual all the time. They hate it. The truth of the matter is that Christian Bible scholars have basically thrown out all these Old Testament "morality codes" as invalid in the current culture; so if people are going to rag on homosexuality from a Biblical perspective, the least they could do is stick to Paul's rants in the New Testament. ;)
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