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Discussion Regarding the Biblical Perspective of Eating Meat, and Hunting

From the following discussion: http://www.facebook.com/leonardooh?v=feed&story_fbid=224860888955 A biblical perspective (personal exegesis and scriptures from about): Humans are made in the image of God, animals are not (Gen 1:26). God commands man to rule over the earth, and to rule over the animals (1:28). The Hebrew makes the comment ‘to subdue’, (kabash), or to bring under subjection … Continue reading

‘Jewish Stoicism’: Analyzing the Evidence of Stoic Influence in Judaic-Christian Thought

‘Jewish Stoicism’: Analyzing the Evidence of Stoic Influence in Judaic-Christian Thought, from Josephus to Paul of Tarsus. As with any religion, there are always vigorous discussions and debates on whom influenced whom. In Judaism and Christianity it is no different, with a host of claims coming from the camps of Greek Philosophy, Zoroastrianism, Mesopotamian Polytheism, Paganism, … Continue reading