Re: Theological clarification, was:Re: Mother Teresa

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Sat Jun 03 2000 - 19:59:07 MDT

>From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <>

> > Any clue as to how the good doktor responded? Come to would
> > fundamentalist or even any professed christian or jew respond?
> >
>No idea, and I don't even know if it was actually sent to her (though I
>imagine at least a few people have emailed it to her to make sure she
>got it). I'm sure fundamentalists are sure to start making noises about
>the 'context of the time and place, etc' over this, if they dare say

Actually the fundie line is that that was a different "dispensation". Since
the death and resurrection of Christ, we are now in the dispensation of
"grace" and those old rules that are *really* hard to live by don't really
count anymore. Granted there is nothing in the text of the scripture which
sanctions this, but come on we can't go around stoning our kids for
insubordination in this day and age, now can we?


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