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Divorce and Remarriage

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Would anyone disagree with the argument in the brief video below? If so, what would your reasoning be? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!


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atoned4 wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 3:26 pm Would anyone disagree with the argument in the brief video below? If so, what would your reasoning be? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!


"In the Mishnaic period the theory of the law that the husband could divorce his wife at will was challenged by the school of Shammai. It interpreted the text of Deut. xxiv. 1 in such amanner as to reach the conclusion that the husband could not divorce his wife except for cause, and that the cause must be sexual immorality (Git. ix. 10; Yer. Soṭah i. 1, 16b). The school of Hillel, however, held that the husband need not assign any reason whatever; that any act on her part which displeased him entitled him to give her a bill of divorce (Giṭ. ib.). The opinion of the school of Hillel prevailed."
---JewishEncyclopedia.com

Read literally, the texts of Mark and Matthew suggest that the authors were on opposite sides of the Hillel/Shammai debate and that each author has Jesus supporting his respective position.

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