A lot of Christians go to the OT to explain their beliefs on why something should or should not be done. For example, homosexuality, manner of dress, etc. However, it seems that they like to pick and chose which "rules" fit their needs, and ignore the others. For example - discriminating against gays, yet eating pork. Having to wear long hair and long skirts, yet having sex during their period. Why is this?
Christians: Do you think the OT is anything other than sacred historical text? Do you follow all the rules, or the ones you've picked, or do you follow the teachings of Jesus instead?
Jews: Are there any OT laws that you no longer follow? Why/why not?
Muslims: Do you use the OT for laws of Islam as well? Do you follow all of them, or only some?
All other faiths: What are your thoughts? Do you think it should be "all or nothing" for the OT, or are you OK with Christians only following NT laws?
Answer by mandaday at 9:53 AM on May. 13, 2009
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Answer by Freela at 11:22 AM on May. 13, 2009
What they believe in the privacy of their own thoughts and place of worship is their business, but when they try to impose these views on everyone else then they are crossing the line and infringing on the rights of others. That is just not acceptable!
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