Witness For the Adulteress

An oldie but goodie.

Rosamond Press

“One reason that so many religious leaders and laymen oppose the inclusion of these verses, called the pericope de adultera in theological-scholastic circles (“pericope” is a short selection from a book), is due to their lack of understanding it and thus an inability to properly exegete the story.”

In the Torah, the rules for judging a Sotah are followed by the taking of the Nazarite Vow. Is this why christian religious leaders look the other way, pretending not to see – the truth? The judging of the Sotah had been done away with due to Romans introducing drinking and fornication to the Children of God – like the Philistines did. Surely the Jews wanted another Samuel to come and save them. It is alleged Hannah, Samuel’s mother, put herself in a position to be judged as a Sotah, because after women drink the “bitter waters” and are found innocent, GOD…

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