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Aggressive secularism? Faith trying to crawl back into Spain once again.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Reggie Nov 7, 2010. 1 Reply

Don't know where I should put this but I'll put it here seeing as it's concerning politics and   This was the main point of a speech given by the Pope today on a trip to Spain. Now Spain, a largely…Continue

 

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This is a group dedicated to positive news around the globe. If you have good news to share, please do. Hopefully, we can all be encouraged in these trying times! *and no, Jesus is NOT the "good news" I'm referring to.See More
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Reggie replied to Elizabeth Peart's discussion 'Aggressive secularism? Faith trying to crawl back into Spain once again.'
"Reality threatens..."
Nov 7, 2010
Elizabeth Peart replied to Sol Invictus's discussion 'You want to get angry? Read this.'
"I've often observed this myself, although here in the UK this kind of thinking usually comes from Muslims, who dominate some parts of Bradford, Leeds and London, and the defenses are stuff about 'human rights'. Sad thing is that an…"
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Elizabeth Peart replied to Tony Miller's discussion 'You can't say Merry Christmas!'
"Saying 'Happy Saturnalia' also works pretty well, Saturnalia being the Roman festival which took place for two weeks from December 17th and onto which Christians tacked Christmas."
Nov 6, 2010
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Aggressive secularism? Faith trying to crawl back into Spain once again.

Don't know where I should put this but I'll put it here seeing as it's concerning politics and   This was the main point of a speech given by the Pope today on a trip to Spain. Now Spain, a largely Catholic country, has made attempts in recent years to secularize, including legalizing gay marriage, abortion and also ending compulsory religious education in schools.   The Pope drew parallels between this and the reign of General Franco in the 1930s, where he claims began a strong…See More
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Nov 5, 2010
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Elizabeth Peart replied to Desirai's discussion 'Why is it a sin to eat shellfish?'
"in the ancient world, there were no refrigeration or storage to allow for the transportation of shellfish and seafood over any good long distance. So the risk of getting food poisoning was high unless you lived close to the sea (or ate preserved…"
Nov 5, 2010
Elizabeth Peart replied to Aliqs Suguitan's discussion 'Islam - Tomorrow's world religion?'
"Islam will never be a dominant religion in the way Christianity is simply because much of its doctrines are simply abhorrent to the values, customs and culture of Western cultures, and as a result it would not win more than the handful of converts…"
Nov 5, 2010
Elizabeth Peart commented on Morgan Matthew's group 'Coming Out Godless: What's Your Story?'
"@James: Thank you! Yes, I have a nasty habit of believing that I can't do something for myself or that I'm useless/too weak/stupid/insignificant to do whatever it is I'm trying to do, and so I think this may have had something to do…"
Nov 5, 2010

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
I'm a bassist, recent graduate and linguist/translator.
Age
19-24
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
Contradictions between what I know of history and also of ancient mythology and the Bible accounts of the prophets and of Jesus, and the inability of my pastors, church elders and other Christians to honestly address and answer my questions and queries.
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At 5:58pm on November 4, 2010, Monica McGee (Monicks) said…
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