Re: Cultic Foods!
- Hello Matthew,
> Catfish! Aren't you glad you are not Orthodox? I sure wouldDavid: Now that's gonna make me hungry. But it is difficult to make
> miss catfish covered with cornmeal and deep fried with hush
> puppies and slaw and a big glass of sweet tea with lots of
a choice between four thousand years of culture and one plate of
catfish. Good thing I don't have to make a choice, thanks to my
> Some have tried to conclude that the Jewish dietary lawsDavid: I agree. The Jewish diet served to distinguish Jews from
> were health-based. I am convinced that a 'Jewish Diet' is
> not necessarily unhealthy, but the restrictions of the Law
> were not primarily for health reasons. They seem to me to
> mirror the separation God's people are to have from sin and
> impurity in general.
other nations and therefore served an important role in preserving
the culture as it was dispersed throughout the world.