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#286 Vampchick21

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Posted 11 June 2004 - 07:49 PM

You can actually get a copy in the library!  My daddy has a copy.  I was raised on history, when my classmates were having fairytales read to them at bedtime, my dad was reading me Homer's Illiad.  I knew the story of Troy long before I knew about Cinderella and her stepsisters.  My problem is that I jump from time period to time period in a matter of hours.  One discovery or mention leads me on searches, and I'm not happy until I have an answer.

It's like the old saying goes, those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it.

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Posted 12 June 2004 - 05:10 AM

lol@ Vamp! ;D
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Posted 12 June 2004 - 05:19 AM

:)  I'm sure it's a serious mental illness...just nobody's proven it to be.  lol

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Posted 12 June 2004 - 07:47 AM

but if you know too much of history belong to the Jurassic! ;D

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Posted 12 June 2004 - 10:34 AM

 Old things tend to crumble.  



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Posted 12 June 2004 - 11:35 AM

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Posted 12 June 2004 - 08:57 PM

how can the Catholic faith be so much better than other faiths?hen they allow a person who has been married and divorced 3 times deny his children and the have a high mass roman catholic funeral and be buried in consecrated ground. I don't understand that at all.Then for this persons sister to murder her husband in cold blood never spent a day in jail and have the same type of funeral to me that is just not christian or anywhere close to it.

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Posted 13 June 2004 - 05:25 AM

how can the Catholic faith be so much better than other faiths?hen they allow a person who has been married and divorced 3 times deny his children and the have a high mass roman catholic funeral and be buried in consecrated ground. I don't understand that at all.Then for this persons sister to murder her husband in cold blood never spent a day in jail and have the same type of funeral to me that is just not christian or anywhere close to it.



Uh, where in the heck did THAT come from?  I don't remember anyone even remotely mentioning that Catholicism was 'better' than any other religon.  Sounds to me like you'd feel the same way had your respective family memebers been Eastern Orthodox or say, Baptist.  Sorry this happened to you and that the church gave him a funeral mass after all.  I guess maybe somehow he was 'forgiven'?
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Posted 19 September 2004 - 11:59 AM

okay, can someone tell me how many different sects do exist in Christianity? I guess there are too many of them.

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Posted 19 September 2004 - 03:03 PM

Hundreds of them, I'm not sure exactly plus some sects are splinter groups of other sects and then there are some groups that consider themselves to be Christian while other's don't think they are.
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Posted 19 September 2004 - 08:13 PM

okay, can someone tell me how many different sects do exist in Christianity? I guess there are too many of them.

I dare say there are over a thousand sects and denominations which consider themselves Christian. How many of these actually are Christian is a topic for another time and place.

I can vouch there are over 100 denominations in the Restoration Movement alone (the most obscure is the Temple Lot with fewer than 300 members, while the largest is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with over 12M members on file).

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Posted 19 September 2004 - 10:36 PM

Thanks Masq and Aloha, I never knew so much, but where I live I have come across major few, say around 10-12 of them. Perhaps some sects could be so localised.

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Posted 20 September 2004 - 01:54 AM

Sorry this happened to you and that the church gave him a funeral mass after all.  I guess maybe somehow he was 'forgiven'?



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Posted 26 September 2004 - 02:58 PM

I would have loved to read ALL the responses to this..but come on..20 pages? :angry: Maybe later..anyway,I just responded on a poll w/ this topic,but I will respond here also..I am one of the rare GV Christians..YAY ME! lol I am {obviously} not one of the overzealous,believe like I believe or BURN types,I am actually open & interested in finding out ppls views on any & everything..I like to learn...I think that is the only way to actually MAKE any type of decision & say you BELIEVE in something...I mean...if you have nothing to even compare it too? I hate closemindedness in any person..any religion,it just...I can't understand it...ha but I guess THEY can't understand me either huh? :(
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Posted 26 September 2004 - 09:23 PM

Like you, Angel, I also declare myself a Christian. But I give myself the freedom to look around the landscape of the world. I go so far as to believe that he wants me to do this - that he created me this way. I believe in my heart that it will only enhance what I already feel is true.

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