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The Hijacking of Natural Law

By Gerri Laird

Taken from Family Foundations Plus, Couple to Couple League, April 2012

A Buddhist monk, a female Rabbi, a female Islamic chaplain, and a Catholic laywoman sat side by side answering questions on the topic of sex and religion.

When a question arose about faith, reason, and the natural law, the monk jumped to the microphone first and said that sex is natural, so anything goes! Next, the Rabbi took the microphone and responded that religion has to adapt to society. Thus, sexual behaviors that were once considered immoral are now natural and permitted. The Islamic chaplain's response was somewhat stricter than the previous two. When it was time for the Catholic laywoman to respond, she stopped and first insisted on defining natural law. Continue reading

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