[Ads-l] [Non-DoD Source] Re: stumbling stone

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 15 14:49:26 EST 2017


The ordinary term, known (I thought) to everyone, is indeed "stumbling
block," which I doubt has biblical overtones to most people today.

JL

On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:45 AM, MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY
RDECOM AMRDEC (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:

> >
> > Isn't "stumbling block" in the Old Testament, too? (Leviticus 19:14)
> >
>
> Yes, it is, but I'd bet a Kentucky farmer is far more likely to be
> influenced by the use of the phrase in Christian doctrine than in Jewish
> doctrine.
> Which is why I only mentioned the New Testament.
>
>
> > DanG
> >
> > On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:21 AM, MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY
> RDECOM AMRDEC (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > >
> > > > ----
> > > >
> > > > A farmer in Kentucky tells CNN's Poppy Harlow that too many people
> > > > are
> > > putting "stumbling stones" in the path of the president.
> > > >
> > > > JL
> > >
> > >
> > > Probably related to the "stumbling block" of the New Testament.
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