demanded of the Israelites of old to make provision for the widows, orphans, and sojourners, forgiving debts and emancipating slaves.
I know he purports to be above sacred writ
, but he reminds me of the Apostle Paul's assertion that some people will be "ever learning but never coming to the knowledge of the truth.
Worse, when Kenneth Taylor finished his paraphrase, The Living Bible, he actually received death threats from people opposed to tampering with sacred writ
The chapter on Paul's defense before King Agrippa silently witnesses to Lucy's zeal for secular and sacred writ
has ceased to be the only, Or even the main, source for making a dispassionate reconstruction of ancient Middle Eastern history.
To claim otherwise is to ignore a vast range of sociolinguistic activities, from debates, political propaganda, and "cuss words" to poetry and sacred writ
Startling incidents authenticated, far excelling fiction in their touching pathos, from the pen of self-emancipated slaves do now exhibit slavery in such revolting aspects, as to secure the execrations of all good men and become a monument more enduring than marble, in testimony strong as sacred writ