In the article CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR APOSTASY (postmillennialworldview.com/2022/04/08/ot-penal-sanctions-and-apostasy/) on the Postmillenial Worldview website, Dr. Kenneth Gentry clears up the popular misconception that Deuteronomy 13 establishes capital punishment for unbelief. He applies a new covenant perspective (New Testament) in understanding apostasy and excomunication covered in Deut 13 and 17:2-7 in terms of the theonomic ethic. The connection to idolatry and its consequences is explained in the context of the Old Testament era with its implications for today. I recommend this reading for those interested in the application of theonomy for situations like the punishment for apostasy and unbelief.
Theonomic Treatment of Capital Punishment for Apostasy
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Raised a Catholic but became born again in young adulthood principally through reading Evidence that Demands a Verdict by Josh McDowell (I highly recommend it). I prefer the Reformed faith and subscribe to the Five Solas, but hold to baptism by immersion. I also hold to a continuationist view of the doctrine of Spiritual gifts. To me, the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, with a Christocentric theme in its entirety. I hold to an orthodox preterist hermeneutic and prefer the Postmillenial eschatology as the most biblical doctrine of God’s plan for His kingdom in Christ. View more posts