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While the circumstances beg the question "How do these insane things happen?" (a question later addressed), the central question was insurance coverage.
But the presence of all this "light" does beg the question: "So what's so special about the light of Jesus Christ?
This seems, at least, to beg the question of the sources of women's self-esteem.
The first thing to remember is that to beg the question is NOT the same as to invite the question.
At the risk of seeming insensitive, this does beg the question, on what basis then do we as a church establish doctrine and morals?