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adultery

Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not the legal spouse. For good reasons, adultery has generally been condemned. It has ethical, theological and legal implications. In some cultures adultery still carries a death penalty.
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Minuciosamente investigado, The Adulteress on the Spanish Stage proporciona un valioso estudio en un area de la historia y la cultura de Espana que ha recibido una gran atencion academica hasta ahora, mientras sirve como plataforma para dar a conocer numerosos dramas no-canonicos del periodo.
From the April 2014 Pericope of the Adulteress Conference in Wake Forest, North Carolina six papers explore the New Testament story of the woman caught in adultery, 12 verses in which scribes and Pharisees reduce the unnamed woman, already humiliated, to a pawn in their effort to discredit Jesus and his teachings.
Lady Wisdom blesses those who seek her, but she also issues timely warnings: Don't follow the adulteress with her smooth words (2:16).
Aberg plays with our minds, twisting perception and reality and masterfully incorporating video projections to convey adulteress Vittoria's portrayal of herself in this harsh narcissistic world.
Jesus saw goodness in the adulteress, wholeness in the leper, forgiveness in the thief on the cross.
Christ refused to judge the adulteress that the Pharisees wanted to stone.
when Hester Prynne was declared an adulteress (3 6 3)
Under the draft provisions, a couple found by a court to have engaged in sexual intercourse outside a legal marriage shall be sentenced to stoning to death if the adulterer or adulteress is married.
Forgiving the adulteress & the murderer are topics
nimaxtheatre,com Mary Queen of Scots exhibition, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (Friday - November 17): The story of the enigmatic queen arouses strong emotions: was she betrayed by those she trusted and condemned to die a Catholic martyr or was she a murdering adulteress with her husband's blood on her hands?
The scholar said that the Quran never prescribed stoning as punishment for adultery and that the punishment prescribed by the law is 100 lashes to the adulterer and the adulteress in public.