Jonathan D. Safren yonsaf at
Tue Jan 29 01:54:10 EST 2002


> What evidence can you give of it being an accepted fact of life? Can you
> quote any example other than the daughter of Jephthah who wasn't even an
> Israelite? I would say that the evidence is that it is not forbidden
> only because it is something which no good Israelite would have dreamed
> of doing.
> Peter Kirk

The Binding of Isaac (Gen. 22). Maybe in the end he wasn't sacrificed, but
that isn't because it was an act deserving condemntaion.

Jonathan D. Safren

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