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Author Topic:   Is Japan being punished by God??
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Message 7 of 64 (608894)
03-15-2011 12:12 AM

Might as well share this here.
So, last week on our way out of the lab I discussed about music with a colleague of mine, which is a christian fundamentalist. I mentioned the exitence of castrati in the old days. First of all, he refused to believe me that the church ever was involve in such "tradition". When he asked me if these people existed why did the church castrate these boys in the first place. I told him that in the early days women weren't allowed to sing in churches so they had to employ castrati to sing the high voices. Anyway, long story short, he wouldn't believe me that the bible itself forbid women to speak in church.
Brought in my bible today and showed him the passages. Should have seen the look on his face. Here was this guy who was a devout christian conservative and he didn't even know how to navigate his way through the bible. I had to help him with where everything was while he fumbled his way around.
Sometimes, don't you feel that this is what you have to deal with when you deal with the christian right? They don't even know their own bible, and yet when talk they always start their sentences with "the bible says this... the bible says that..."

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Message 15 of 64 (609019)
03-16-2011 1:31 AM
Reply to: Message 14 by ICANT
03-16-2011 1:25 AM

Re: Re Punishment
So, when good things happen, it's got nothing to do with god also.

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