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I would like to extend my apologies to Blackdog and the Forum as a whole for directing my insult at the personage, rather than the opinion.
This is not an insult in any way, just a perfect example of how they consider their traditions more important than the words of Christ. Hence the Crusades and support of Nazi's etc.
PS this is not an attack on Catholics, just an observation by a non-denominational Protestant.
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Christianity n. a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament
Now tell me, by definition, that Catholics aren't Christian.
Now, I'm assuming (very risky maneuver here) you're of a Protestant or Evangelical branch of Christianity, which ironically, Catholics don't recognize as actual churches. Catholicism sees them as Christians, just not an actual Church (Guess it has something to do with that One True Church doctrine or some jazz like that. Odd that we still recognize the Eastern Orthodox fellas...but that's a whooole 'nother story)
And while I respect what Martin Luther did, I think he did more harm than good by underestimating what man would do. He thought that if he were to bring to light the flaws of the Church, the people would fix them, instead, it opened the floodgates for people to interpret the Bible ANY way they pleased. Which is essentially doing more harm than good these days, for example the Westboro Baptist Church. While I know they aren't a real Baptist congregation, they are an example of the further abuses of Christianity.
The Crusades were driven by both men who honestly believed they were doing the will of God and...well...I'll just say it...Italians who were trying to make some moolah, and if they praised God along the way then BENE!
The Catholic Church also helped Jews and other persecuted groups escape Germany. But no one seems to remember that. Nor do they remember the Priests who were imprisoned for resisting the Nazi regimes.
[quote=Blackdog;1058351485]The violence by Islam is justified in there holy book, it is not in the Bible. HUGE difference. You are basically making the "look Christan's did it" argument. That argument has been debunked around here more times than I care to remember.
But it parallels. Hence my juxtaposition of the two. (YAY! Word of the Day!)
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