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Because I believe, they were upset that I was breaking the commandment to honor thy father and mother.'They're Authoritarians, Dammit!' Art Spiegelman On the School Board That Cancelled 'Maus' | Karl Vick | February 11, 2022 | Time
That pragmatic streak was on display in 2005, when he served as the pivotal vote in two separate cases about public displays of the Ten Commandments.Stephen Breyer Tried to Compromise On An Increasingly Uncompromising Supreme Court | Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux (Amelia.Thomson-DeVeaux@abc.com) | January 26, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
We don’t figure out everything from scratch, we rely on cultural knowledge and cultural habits, but we didn’t get culture from Martians, we didn’t get it from God’s commandments, we got it from the feats and accomplishments of human beings.
This is a divine commandment in the Quran and exemplified in the life of the Prophet Muhammad.Fasting May Have Become a Health Fad, But Religious Communities Have Been Doing It For Millennia | LGBTQ-Editor | July 30, 2021 | No Straight News
They treat MBP not only as a divine commandment, but one that bears incredible social weight in the community.Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes | Emily Shire | July 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
America is coming dangerously close to replacing the second commandment (do not worship false idols) with the Second Amendment.
Perhaps you might find in a particular ritual or commandment a way of expressing your sense of awe.In A Very Deep Way: Remembering Rabbi David Hartman | Bernard Avishai | February 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bennett even called it a “mitzvah,” which translates literally into "commandment."
And the first commandment of the modern GOP reads: “Thou Shalt Not Vote to Raise Taxes.”Washington May Have a Deal on Taxes, but the Toughest Problems Remain | Daniel Gross | December 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
That was a considerable sensible commandment of yourn, always to shoot the foremost of the Mexicans when they attacked.
By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall apace, and sendeth forth swiftly the lightnings of his judgment.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Moreover the woods, and every sweetsmelling tree have overshadowed Israel by the commandment of God.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
But his charge, or his law and covenant, as a trust, he explicitly gives his people commandment to keep.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
The art of breaking the tenth commandment—thou shalt not covet they neighbor's wife—has reached its highest perfection in France.The Autobiography of a Play | Bronson Howard
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