Scriptural material held in Old Testament
There are a wide variety of attitudes toward the laws the reader encounters in the Old Testament- There is particular
disagreement between Jews and Christians about whether or not these regulations must still be observed- Not to
mention other factors such as the fact that I am a lifelong Southerner who loves catflsh-
Christians communities oflen maintain that laws such as the inability to eat fish without scales need not be observed-
Jews, on the other hand, maintain that the Law stands at the very center of Scripture and constitutes the crux of Jewish
What are some possible reasons for these divergent views on scriptural material held in common by both traditions?
There is not necessarily a “right” answer here- Feel free to use the Old and New Testaments to help you generate a