On Sun, 27 Sep 1998, Doug Henwood wrote:
> I read in today's NY Times that the original Old Testament prohibition
> against adultery applied to married women, as part of the effort of keeping
> the lineage clear. So it was more a matter of property than propriety. But
> by the original definition, Clinton wasn't an adulterer! Is this really the
Well, yeah. But if you go that far back, the ancient Jews were polygamous. So their their standards in this department are not a high bar for us godless moderns. Hell, God slew Onan for *not* committing adultery.
Michael __________________________________________________________________________ Michael Pollak................New York City..............mpollak at panix.com