[UPDATE: Comments are now closed. Thank you all for your answers—this has been most helpful. We will probably introduce another thread later on in the month in order to have conversation about the topic, but for now we have a better grasp of where people stand, and that is because all of you participated. So thanks again!]
As promised, here is the second brief survey, with three similar, but somewhat narrower questions, that follows up on the theonomy thread from the Bishop Orama story of last week.
The first survey was rather well received—and we hope this one gets a similar response.
No matter how you answer, there will be no warnings or bannings based on your one-word responses. We’re just interested.
But if you choose to respond to this survey, you would need to adhere to some ground rules.
You would need to respond to the first question with only one word—“yes” or “no”. And you would need to respond to the second and third questions only if you answered “yes” to the first one, and then only using only one word—“yes” or “no” for question #2, and the letter “a” or “b” for question #3.
Any comments or responses that go beyond those ground rules will be deleted.
So with the above as a foundation, here are the two questions.
1) Is there any country in the world where adultery should be punishable by death?
2) Should adultery be punishable by death in your country?
3) If you answered “yes” to Question 1 or 2 (or both of those questions), why do you believe adultery should be punishable by death?
a) Because the Bible indicates that adultery should be punishable by death; or
b) For some other reason
My response to the survey is as follows.