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

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Dec 15 18:54:49 EST 2017


Whence “chip off the Old Stumbling Block”

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On Dec 15, 2017, at 8:45 AM, MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL> wrote:

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>> Isn't "stumbling block" in the Old Testament, too? (Leviticus 19:14)
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> 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.
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>> DanG
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>> 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>
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>>>> A farmer in Kentucky tells CNN's Poppy Harlow that too many people
>>>> are
>>> putting "stumbling stones" in the path of the president.
>>>> 
>>>> JL
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>>> Probably related to the "stumbling block" of the New Testament.
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