Why Not Train A Child?
Christian arguments against the Pearls' teachings.
Eminent American Biblical Scholar Professor James D. Tabor looks at spanking in the United States and what the Bible really says about spanking in Spanking Children: The Bible Tells Me So?
Samuel Martin takes a look at what the Bible says about spanking in Christian Scholars and Preachers Disagree on Spanking Children.
Samuel Martin has posted an extended excerpt from Chapter 7 of his book, Thy Rod and Thy Staff, They Comfort Me: Christians and the Spanking Controversy, in which he looks at Proverbs 23:13-14, “Do not withhold correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and deliver his soul from hell.”
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Samuel Martin explains why we should consider reading modern translations of the Bible when seeking to understand Proverbs 19:18.
Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying. (Proverbs 19:18 – King James Version)
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