Quick Critiques

What Does the Law Say About Rape of an Unmarried Woman?

Is Deuteronomy 22:28-29 speaking of a case where the woman was willing or unwilling? Does it matter?

Did Yeshua Contradict the Torah on DivorceA common doctrine in Christianity is that Yeshua only allowed divorce for adultery and that the Torah allowed divorce for any reason.

Numbers 30 and a Daughter's Marriage

The words "house" and "youth" are key to understanding what is being addressed and what is simply left to be deduced.

Powers Ordained of God

Romans 13:1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.


What happens to an unfaithful wife according to the Torah? Mapping it out in a chart helps show that only one option ends with divorce as all the others are already covered by other punishments.

Do the Rabbis Have Authority?
This is written in response to the following comment I received in an online discussion.

How to get from 0 to Betrothed in 5 minutes!
The Bible gives us a few instructions for all marriage.

As Also Saith The Law
I have read several places recently that Paul must have been referencing Greek or Roman civil law, not God's law or the Old Testament.