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In her radio show, Dr Laura Schlesinger said that, as an observant Orthodox
Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to the Scriptures, Leviticus
18:22, and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following response
is an open letter to Dr. Laura. It is funny as well as informative:
Dear Dr. Laura:

Thank you for doing so much to educate people regarding God's Law.
I have learned a great deal from your show, and try to share that
knowledge with as many people as I can. When someone tries to
defend the homosexual lifestyle, for example, I simply remind them
that Leviticus 18:22 clearly states it to be an abomination.....
...end of debate. cont...

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:36 AM on Jun. 2, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • I do need some advice from you, however, regarding some other
    elements of God's Laws and how to follow them.

    1. Leviticus 25:44 states that I may possess slaves, both male and
    female, provided they are purchased from neighboring nations. A
    friend of mine claims that this applies to Mexicans, but not
    Canadians. Can you clarify? Why can't I own Canadians?
    2. I would like to sell my daughter into slavery, as sanctioned in
    Exodus 21:7. In this day and age, what do you think would be a fair
    price for her?
    3. I know that I am allowed no contact with a woman while she is in
    her period of Menstrual uncleanliness - Lev.15: 19-24. The problem
    is how do I tell? I have tried asking, but most women take offense.
    4. When I burn a bull on the altar as a sacrifice, I know it
    creates a pleasing odor for the Lord - Lev.1:9. The problem is my
    neighbors. They claim the odor is not pleasing to them. Should I
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:37 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • 5. I have a neighbor who insists on working on the Sabbath. Exodus
    35:2 clearly states he should be put to death. Am I morally
    obligated to kill him myself, or should I ask the police to do it?

    6. A friend of mine feels that even though eating shellfish is an
    abomination, Lev. 11:10, it is a lesser abomination than
    homosexuality. I don't agree. Can you settle this? Are there
    'degrees' of abomination?

    7. Lev. 21:20 states that I may not approach the altar of God if I
    have a defect in my sight. I have to admit that I wear reading
    glasses. Does my vision have to be 20/20, or is there some
    wiggle-room here?

    8. Most of my male friends get their hair trimmed, including the
    hair around their temples, even though this is expressly forbidden
    by Lev. 19:27. How should they die?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:37 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • 9. I know from Lev. 11:6-8 that touching the skin of a dead pig
    makes me unclean, but may I still play football if I wear gloves?

    10. My uncle has a farm. He violates Lev.19:19 by planting two
    different crops in the same field, as does his wife by wearing
    garments made of two different kinds of thread (cotton/polyester
    blend). He also tends to curse and blaspheme a lot. Is it really
    necessary that we go to all the trouble of getting the whole town
    together to stone them? Lev.24:10-16. Couldn't we just burn them to
    death at a private family affair, like we do with people who sleep
    with their in-laws? (Lev. 20:14)

    I know you have studied these things extensively and thus enjoy
    considerable expertise in such matters, so I'm confident you can
    help.

    Thank you again for reminding us that God's word is eternal and
    unchanging.

    Your adoring fan.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:38 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • I know everyone is going to think i am trying to start a fight but I came across this and i am genuinally interested in peoples opinions on this letter. thank you
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:39 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • under a new covenant through Christ. Homosexuality is still considered a sin according to the new testament...

    1 Corinthians 6:9-10 (New International Version)
    9Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders 10nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.
    MomOfDagJag

    Answer by MomOfDagJag at 2:48 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • Well, I don't believe that the Bible is 100% accurate. I'm not even really sure what I believe, but this is very interesting. Its funny because I'm actually listening to Dr. Laura right now, haha. Whoever wrote this response to her did a good job.
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 2:49 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 (New International Version) 9Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders 10nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.


     


    So female prostitutes are in the clear?

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:51 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • *So female prostitutes are in the clear?*

    that would fall under sexually immoral
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:53 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • What does "abomination" mean?

    Answer: There are five different words translated abomination in the Bible. The predominant meaning is, "to stink, to be loathsome, uncleanness" (Old Testament Word Studies by Wilson, pg. 3). The original words are expressive of the greatest disdain on the part of God. Let us see what is an abomination to God.

    Witchcraft, adultery, and homosexuality. Divination, enchanter, or a witch, etc. are expressly called abomination (Deut. 18: 9 ff). Many of the practices of some of the Eastern Religions and of New Agers come under these headings. "Abominations" is applied to adultery in Leviticus 18: 17-27. Homosexuality is also included in the list, "Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind; it is abomination" (vs. 22).

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:04 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

  • Prayer of disobedient, dishonesty, and justifying the wicked and condemning the just. Proverbs 28: 9 states, "He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination." The Book of Wisdom enunciates another general truth, "A false balance is abomination to the Lord..." (Prov. 11: 1). Those who justify the wicked and condemn the just, "...they both are abomination to the Lord" (Prov. 17: 15).
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:05 AM on Jun. 2, 2010

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