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Jews, Gentiles, and the Open Source Definition

Oct 02, 2007, 04:30 (8 Talkback[s])
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"I was read Paul's Epistle to the Hebrews today in the New Testament (Bible) and stumbled across some interesting background, background which resonates today in the open-source community.

"Paul wrote his Epistle to the Hebrews shortly after returning to Jerusalem to find many of the Jewish Christians still 'zealous of the law' (See Acts 21:20), despite roughly 10 years having passed since the conference at Jerusalem which determined that certain ordinances of the law of Moses (e.g., circumcision) were not necessary for salvation of the gentile Christians. Paul then wrote the Epistle to the Hebrews to try to re-frame the faith of the Jewish Christians away from old ordinances..."

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