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Old 12-02-2008, 10:20 PM   #41
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Default Re: Co sleeping in the Bible

Originally Posted by Englishgirl
I think I read somewhere that Ezzo uses the verse about Solomon as an argument against co-sleeping. That's so not the point of the story! More babies die in cots right? He also I think uses the fact that Jesus slept in a manger! Honestly I don't think the bible tells us where our babies should sleep but I think it assumes co-sleeping because that was the cultural norm. It certainly doesn't say that co-sleeping is wrong.
the manger in the Sukkah was not like the feedbox you see in nativities, though. It was a big hay bed for the animals and Mary would have been sleeping with him
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