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Does Biblical Law Force Rape Victim To Marry Rapist?

Some modern Christians have attempted to show that Deuteronomy 22:28-29 does not condone or sanction a rapist to marry the rape victim. The verse in question is very clear in Hebrew. It categorically states that if a woman (“virgin”) was raped in ancient of days, the penalty for the rapist is that he has to… Read More ›

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Christian Apologetics (And Its Problems) In Miniature

Andrew Livingston I have a challenge for my readers. I want you to get on Youtube right now and find any random formal interfaith debate about Jesus. Or at least any debate about his alleged divinity or resurrection—the two most important topics. Feel free to stray as far from the top results of your search… Read More ›

The road to Shur, the origin of the zamzam well? (Rabbi Sa’adiah ben Yosef Gaon)

In the story about the wife of patriach Abraham, Hagar, and his firstbon son, Ishmael, in  the Torah  in Genesis/Bereishit 16:7 it was mentioned about a place named Shur שֽׁוּר. וַֽיִּמְצָאָ֞הּ מַלְאַ֧ךְ יְהוָ֛ה עַל־עֵ֥ין הַמַּ֖יִם בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר עַל־הָעַ֖יִן בְּדֶ֥רֶךְ שֽׁוּר An angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, the spring on… Read More ›

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The Age Of Rebecca When She Married Isaac – Biblical Perspective

Kaleef K. Karim What was the age of Rebecca when she was married off to Isaac? According to Rabbis in medieval history, she was no older than three 3-years-old. The Rabbis deduced this age number for Rebecca, from the Bible itself. A second early source, puts her age at 10. Whenever Rabbi Rashi (or others)… Read More ›

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London’s Child Marriages, 1500-1800s

Child marriages has been happening from the ancients of times. Although girls (or boys) who hit puberty weren’t classed as a child when they hit “puberty”, from the 20th century on-wards things changed. As puberty was the factor for someone to get married, from the 20th century on-wards it was decided on age. The age… Read More ›

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Response to James White On John 20:28 – P66 Text

Radush Shubuhaat: “After the excellent video produced by Calling Christians, a lead Christian apologist, James White, felt the urgency to respond to it and attempt to refute the argument made therein. Well, as the saying goes, haste make waste! For the rebuttal of James White, done “out of claimed urgency or immediacy” presented a long… Read More ›

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Bible Evidence That David Married 12 Year Old Abishag

Bible Evidence That David Married 12 Year Old Abishag [Part 3] We once again return to the marriage of King David and Abishag. In the first article (Part 1: “King David’s Marriage To 12 Year Old Abishag – Bible“), we covered how old King David and Abishag was when they were married. David at the… Read More ›

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Exploring 1 Kings 1:4 “Knew Her Not”: King David’s 12 Year Old Bride

In the previous article published on Abishag’s relationship to King David, we found out that she was 12 years old when she was married off: “King David’s Marriage To 12 Year Old Abishag – Bible“. Upon the article’s publication, we received a storm of comments on social media in regards to the article. We got… Read More ›

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King David’s Marriage To 12 Year Old Abishag – Bible

King David in old age was stricken and would not get warm in bed. Even though his servants covered him with clothes and other needs, this did not work. His ‘physicians’ proposed to bring a young virgin to lie in bed with David, so to get him warm again. King David is 70 years old… Read More ›

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A Detailed Historical Examination Of Numbers 31:18

  Content: 1. Introduction 2. The Hebrew word “taph” (children) 3. The Hebrew word “lachem” (“for yourselves”) 4. The Ancient Interpretation of Numbers 31:18 5. Contemporary Interpretation of Numbers 31:18 6. “Forced” – Deuteronomy 21:14 7. Conclusion 1. Introduction The details that are given in Numbers 31:18 about the female captives caught and distributed to… Read More ›

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