rel212 week 7 discussion

REL 212 Week 7 – Christianity

Introductory statement:

As one of the three major Western religious traditions, Christianity draws upon the historical and Biblical traditions of Judaism as revealed in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). Thus, common ground can be identified between the two religious traditions, yet, significant differences exist between both.

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G-M discusses:

2)How does the Seventh Commandment (“You shall not commit adultery” – Exodus 20:14) compare with the following from Matthew 5:27-28: “You have heard that it was said ‘Do not commit adultery.’ But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart” (See also, Fisher, p. 310) and is such a standard realistic?

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