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The state should not reward mortgage debt by providing deductions on mortgage interest. God’s law forbids debts that take longer than seven years to pay off (Deut. 15:1ff.), therefore long-term mortgages exceed what God’s Law permits.
- Martin G. Selbrede, Taxation, Liberty, and the Bible (October 30, 2008), at http://www.chalcedon.edu/papers/Taxation.pdf.