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The end of oaths?

The 1723 oaths to George I are the last example of the tendering of a test of loyalty en masse in early modern England. In the introduction to the finding list, I pondered why this practice ended in the early eighteenth century. 481 more words

Unnecessary Honey & Oaths

24 And the men of Israel had been hard pressed that day, so Saul had laid an oath on the people, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food until it is evening and I am avenged on my enemies.” So none of the people had tasted food. 997 more words

Bible Commentary

Uthaimeen on Oaths

Shaikh ’Uthaimeen, may Allaah have mercy on him, said, “I wish that a person wouldn’t swear by Allaah frequently. If he needs to take an oath let him couple it with Allaah’s Will, saying, ‘By Allaah, inshaa Allaah …’ for in doing so he attains two great benefits. 46 more words

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