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Re: I'm No Theologian, But.... -- Beachboy
Posted by Loquitur , Wed, Dec 27, 2017, 14:05:24 Post ReplyTop of ThreadReviews by LoquiturFirst Amendment Message BoardMain site

a theologian. However, were they (Mary & Joseph) married ? Well , perhaps the most quoted passage (Luke 2: 1-20) refers to Mary as Joseph's "betrothed".

What I may (or may not) "believe" (& I have previously "confessed" my belief) doesn't "make the child"...anything. "Bastard" is a defined term. According to Luke, Joseph & Mary were engaged - not married - at time of Jesus birth. According to all of the scriptures God (NOT Joseph) was the father of "the child".

Factually ? Just how do you define "bastard" ? L.
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