His objection was not primarily that anal and oral sex were contraceptive; rather he reprobated these types of intercourse because they were an inappropriate use of the sex organs, and that, he believed, ran counter to natural law.
This collection of friendship Bible verses celebrates the blessings of God in the gift of true friendship.
There were many reasons for prohibiting a marriage.
But from the Taoist view of Christianity, Christian teachings still hold a person responsible for his actions, even if he has faith in Jesus.
Roy Baxley says:
November 24, at 7:
It takes a world war to redraw the map of the globe.
Since sins cannot be washed away this easily, these practices seem silly and inhumane.
Yet still, some protestant fundamentalists still seem to miss the obvious point.
You guys got any ideas???
As the great classicist KJ Dover has said:
I am 28 and still a virgin and I intend to be until I get married as I am a devoted Christian.
My essay, in fact, does not characterize my wife beyond saying that she types my manuscripts and tells me what she thinks about them.
Why should anybody wait to do what is right until everybody does it?
Thanks, Ian for your take on how these tangents are coming across to people who want to focus on the issues of Real Jew News.