You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #50: Yes, Jesus had a way of getting to what was important [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
Woodstock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-01-03 01:51 AM
Response to Reply #6
50. Yes, Jesus had a way of getting to what was important
Edited on Fri Aug-01-03 01:55 AM by Woodstock
and not bothering with the rest.

I had my worst freeper nightmare actually tell me that he can't understand the new testament, it doesn't make sense to him, so that is why the church is necessary to interpret Jesus for the people (like him, they would not be able to understand him without Paul and the Pope and the minister and all those other guys running interference.) Stunning, because the words of Jesus have rung crystal clear to me since I was a child - and I can tell from your words, you feel the same way.

The worst possible thing I can imagine is to pervert his teachings, yet I see Bush and Ashcroft and the religious right do it every day. Calling themselves Christian has about the same credibility as Bush calling giving our trees away for votes a "healthy forest initiative." Hypocrites, all. (Jesus could spot them a mile away, too.)

Back to the original question of the thread - I don't mind if someone doesn't believe and says so, but if something is special to someone, there's no need to go out of one's way to be disrespectful.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC