Are there questions you'd like to explore with other readers and with the editorial staff of the Christian Science Sentinel? This column offers a place for that exchange to happen. What's here isn't intended to give a definitive answer. The queries and the ideas spring from the heart, as we are walking side by side.

Q. Does the commandment "Thou shalt not commit adultery" apply only to someone who is married?—from a reader in Illinois

A. When you're replying to a questionnaire, sometimes you're given the option to respond "does not apply." It's hard to think of the Ten Commandments as including such an option.

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