Thursday, July 13, 2006

As Long As I'm Picking On Jill

Contrary to her assertion, Exodus 20:17 isn't actually an injunction against leering at women. You find that the coveting of the wife is firmly sandwiched between coveting your neighbor's house and coveting your neighbor's ox. Exodus 20:17 is an injunction to respect private property, women happening to be a common chattel in those times.


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